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Noun: prairie dock  preh-ree dók
  1. Stout perennial herb of the eastern United States with whitish flowers; leaves traditionally used by Catawba Indians to treat burns
    - American feverfew, wild quinine, Parthenium integrifolium

Derived forms: prairie docks

Type of: subshrub, suffrutex

Part of: genus Parthenium, Parthenium

Encyclopedia: Prairie dock