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bitterweed

[bit-er-weed] /ˈbɪt ərˌwid/
noun
1.
any of various plants containing a bitter principle, as those of the genus Picris.
2.
a sneezeweed, Helenium amarum.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20, Americanism; bitter + weed1
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bitterweed

/ˈbɪtəˌwiːd/
noun
1.
any of various plants that contain a bitter-tasting substance
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