Synonyms of tumbleweed


1. tumbleweed, weed

usage: any plant that breaks away from its roots in autumn and is driven by the wind as a light rolling mass

2. Russian thistle, Russian tumbleweed, Russian cactus, tumbleweed, Salsola kali tenuifolia, shrub, bush

usage: prickly bushy Eurasian plant; a troublesome weed in central and western United States

3. winged pigweed, tumbleweed, Cycloloma atriplicifolium, shrub, bush

usage: bushy annual weed of central North America having greenish flowers and winged seeds

4. tumbleweed, Amaranthus albus, Amaranthus graecizans, amaranth

usage: bushy plant of western United States

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