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devil's club

noun
1.
a spiny shrub, Oplopanax horridus, of northwestern North America, having broad palmate leaves, greenish flowers, and clusters of bright red berries.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism
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  • From there, it was a steep scramble up terrain snarled with thickets of slide alder and spiky devil's club.
  • The underbrush consists mainly of alder and devil's club.
  • Alder willow, devil's club and fern make much of the campground understory, while cottonwoods dominate as the tall trees above.

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