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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various western American plants of the genus Grindelia having resinous leaves and stems formerly used medicinally; Any of various resinous glandular plants of the genus Madia.

Usage examples (19)
  • We tried him at sun-up, an 'again at sundown, an' nights too, laying in the chaparral an 'tarweed, an' scouting up an 'down that blame river, till we were sore.
  • The man made no reply, but spat carefully into the tarweed.
  • The tiny flames licked past them in the tarweed; they did not heed.
  • He looked down upon his clothes, stuccoed with tarweed burrs and wet mud. for more
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