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Definition 1: any plant that breaks away from its roots in autumn and is driven by the wind as a light rolling mass - [noun denoting plant]

(tumbleweed is a kind of ...) any plant that crowds out cultivated plants

Definition 2: bushy annual weed of central North America having greenish flowers and winged seeds - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for tumbleweed in the sense of this definition

(tumbleweed is a kind of ...) a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems

(... is a member of tumbleweed) a caryophyllaceous genus of the family Chenopodiaceae

Definition 3: bushy plant of western United States - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for tumbleweed in the sense of this definition

(tumbleweed is a kind of ...) any of various plants of the genus Amaranthus having dense plumes of green or red flowers; often cultivated for food

Definition 4: prickly bushy Eurasian plant; a troublesome weed in central and western United States - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for tumbleweed in the sense of this definition

(tumbleweed is a kind of ...) a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems

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