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sneezeweed

[ sneez-weed ]
/ ˈsnizˌwid /
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noun

any of several coarse composite plants of the genus Helenium, the flowers of which resemble sunflowers and cause sneezing.

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Origin of sneezeweed

First recorded in 1830–40; sneeze + weed1

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