Locoweed meaning

lō'kō-wēd'
Any of several leguminous plants of the genera Oxytropis and Astragalus of western North America that are poisonous to livestock.
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Any of several perennial plants (genera Astragalus and Oxytropis) of the pea family, which are common in W North America and cause the loco disease of cattle, sheep, and esp. horses.
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Any of several leguminous plants of the genera Oxytropis and Astragalus of western North America that are poisonous to livestock.
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Any of several plants indigenous to the western United States, of genus Oxytropis or Astragalus.
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