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ˈmɪlkˌwidmilk·weed

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  1. milkweednoun

    Synonyms:
    silkweed

  2. milkweednoun

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

    Synonyms:
    silkweed

  3. milkweednoun

    A monarch butterfly.

    Synonyms:
    silkweed

Princeton's WordNet

  1. milkweed, silkweednoun

    any of numerous plants of the genus Asclepias having milky juice and pods that split open releasing seeds with downy tufts

    Synonyms:
    silkweed

  2. milkweed, Sonchus oleraceusnoun

    annual Eurasian sow thistle with soft spiny leaves and rayed yellow flower heads

    Synonyms:
    silkweed

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Editors Contribution

  1. asclepias, herbaceous

    Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. milkweednoun

    Synonyms:
    silkweed, wild cotton

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. milkweed

    Synonyms:
    (1) Asclepia syriaca, butterfly flower, common milkweed, common silkweed, cottonweed, silkweed, silky swallowtail, silky swallow-wort, swallow-wort, Virginia silkweed, wild cotton

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  1. Craig Wilson:

    There are new programs to establish milkweed planting, and the public is urged very much to do so. The monarch's survival depends on it.

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