[ thim-buhl-weed ]
/ ˈθɪm bəlˌwid /
any of several plants having a thimble-shaped fruiting head, especially either of two white-flowered North American plants, Anemone riparia or A. virginiana.
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British Dictionary definitions for thimbleweed
/ (ˈθɪmbəlˌwiːd) /
US any of various plants having a thimble-shaped fruit, esp an American anemone, Anemone virginiana, and a rudbeckia, Rudbeckia laciniata
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