Meaning of deerweed

deer•weed

Pronunciation: (dēr'wēd"), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several shrubby Californian plants belonging to the genus Lotus, of the legume family, esp. L. scoparious, having pinnate leaves and clusters of yellow flowers.
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