from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A North American milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa) having showy clusters of usually bright orange flowers and a root that was formerly used in medicine. Also called orange milkweed, pleurisy root.
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- n. erect perennial of eastern and southern United States having showy orange flowers
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