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ˈrɒz ɪnˌwidros·in·weed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rosinweed, Silphium laciniatumnoun

    North American perennial having a resinous odor and yellow flowers

  2. gumweed, gum plant, tarweed, rosinweednoun

    any of various western American plants of the genus Grindelia having resinous leaves and stems formerly used medicinally; often poisonous to livestock

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rosinweednoun

    the compass plant. See under Compass

  2. Rosinweednoun

    a name given in California to various composite plants which secrete resins or have a resinous smell


  1. Rosinweed

    Silphium is a genus of about 20 species of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae, native to eastern North America. Members of the genus, commonly known as rosinweeds, are herbaceous perennial plants growing to 0.5–4 m tall, with yellow flowerheads. The name of the genus comes from the Ancient Greek word for a North African plant whose identity has been lost, though it is known its gum or juice was prized by the ancients as a medicine and a condiment.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rosinweed in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rosinweed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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