milkweed

EnglishEdit

Tropical milkweed (plant), Asclepias curassavica.

EtymologyEdit

milk +‎ weed

NounEdit

milkweed (plural milkweeds)

  1. Any of several plants, of the genus Asclepias, that have a milky sap and have pods that split to release seeds with silky tufts.
  2. A monarch butterfly.

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Last modified on 15 July 2013, at 02:31