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[mass noun] Any of a number of American plants of the daisy family with sticky leaves and heavy scent.
- ‘These techniques can greatly reduce a population of tarweed, leaving very few plants to flower and set seed.’
- ‘Avena plants were larger and more tarweeds survived into the summer.’
- ‘Although the slender tarweed described above has the same tar-like odor, it is not nearly as strong as that of this plant.’
- ‘A good example would again be the Hemizonias, some of which have been called tarweeds and some tarplants.’
- ‘Pods are deposited close to the basal growth of forbs such as tarweeds and Russian thistle.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.