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wild down

[see quot.] n. a shrub, Calotropus procera: 1920 (Britton 341). Wild down looks like grass; it has a long stalk with wooly cotton which is picked and used for pillows (White). = GIANT MILKWEED

Tags: noun, plant, shrub

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Last update: 2010-11-24 03:04
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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