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fireweed Syllabification: fire·weed
Pronunciation: /ˈfī(ə)rˌwēd/

Definition of fireweed in English:


A plant that springs up on burned land, especially the pink-flowered Epilobium angustifolium, a widespread willow herb.
Example sentences
  • Seeds dispersed by wind fell on the soil leading to the appearance of hardy plants like fireweed and lupine.
  • He waved a hand at the rutted, cratered fields, now overgrown with grass and great crimson drifts of poppies and fireweed.
  • He strode toward her, brushing past vivid magenta blooms of fireweed and purple geranium.

Words that rhyme with fireweed

waterweed • silverweed
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