Definition of devil's club in English:

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devil's club


A very spiny, straggling shrub of western North America.
  • Oplopanax horridus, family Araliaceae.
Example sentences
  • Other plants in the ecozone include salal, Oregon grape, arbutus, sword fern, skunk cabbage, salmonberry, devil's club, western bleeding heart, red huckleberry, old man's beard, red elderberry, calypso orchid, and Viola langsdorfii.
  • A few people today still use teas brewed from the devil's club, Hudson bay tea leaves, roots, leaves, and flowers of various plants that cleanse the body, boost the immune system, and even heal wounds and illnesses.
  • She hadn't intentionally forgotten to warn him about the devil's club.

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Syllabification: dev·il's club

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