snakeweed

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Etymology[edit]

snake +‎ weed: in some cases (e.g. bistort) because of the twisted roots.

Noun[edit]

snakeweed (usually uncountable, plural snakeweeds)

  1. Any of various unrelated plants reputed to cure snakebite.
  2. A poisonous American plant of the genus Gutierrezia.

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