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Cause of a rash response? (5 letter answer)

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The answer SUMAC is common and appears about once every 300 puzzles.

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SUMAC as a noun:

1. wood of a sumac
2. (sumac, sumach, shumac) = a shrub or tree of the genus Rhus (usually limited to the non-poisonous members of the genus)