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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ironweed  \I"ron*weed`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  tall  weed  with  purplish  flowers  ({Vernonia 
  Noveboracensis}).  The  name  is  also  applied  to  other  plants  of 
  the  same  genus. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ironweed 
  n  :  any  of  various  plants  of  the  genus  Vernonia  of  tropical  and 
  warm  regions  of  especially  North  America  that  take  their 
  name  from  their  loose  heads  of  purple  to  rose  flowers 
  that  quickly  take  on  a  rusty  hue  [syn:  {vernonia}] 




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