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1. ragweed

noun. ['ˈræˌgwiːd'] any of numerous chiefly North American weedy plants constituting the genus Ambrosia that produce highly allergenic pollen responsible for much hay fever and asthma.

Synonyms

  • Ambrosia artemisiifolia
  • Ambrosia psilostachya
  • great ragweed
  • perennial ragweed
  • ambrosia
  • bitterweed
  • Ambrosia trifida
  • genus Ambrosia
  • western ragweed
  • common ragweed

Etymology

  • rag (English)
  • rǫgg (Old Norse)
  • weed (English)
  • weod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Ragweed Pollen

  • guatemalan
  • punsalan
  • befallen
  • zwahlen
  • stollen
  • stalin
  • smolen
  • carollan
  • wollen
  • wahlen
  • tholen
  • sahlen
  • pollan
  • nollan
  • nolen
  • hollon
  • hollen
  • hollan
  • golen
  • fallen
  • dahlen
  • collen
  • bollen
  • olen
  • ahlen

Example sentences of the word ragweed-pollen


1. Noun Phrase
Proteins in the banana have similar properties to ragweed pollen, according to MayoClinic.com.

2. ragweed

noun. ['ˈræˌgwiːd'] widespread European weed having yellow daisylike flowers; sometimes an obnoxious weed and toxic to cattle if consumed in quantity.

Synonyms

  • ragwort
  • weed
  • genus Senecio
  • Senecio jacobaea
  • Senecio
  • benweed

Etymology

  • rag (English)
  • rǫgg (Old Norse)
  • weed (English)
  • weod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. pollen

noun. ['ˈpɑːlən'] the fine spores that contain male gametes and that are borne by an anther in a flowering plant.

Synonyms

  • spore
  • ragweed pollen

Etymology

  • pollen (Latin)
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