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rabbitbrush

[rab-it-bruhsh] /ˈræb ɪtˌbrʌʃ/
noun
1.
any of several composite shrubs of the genus Chrysothamnus, of the western U.S. and Mexico, having whitish, hairy branches and yellow flowers.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; rabbit + brush2; so called because it provides shelter for jackrabbits
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