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yellowweed

[yel-oh-weed]
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noun
  1. any of certain coarse goldenrods.
  2. the European ragwort, Senecio jacobaea.

Origin of yellowweed

First recorded in 1750–60; yellow + weed1
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British Dictionary definitions for yellowweed

yellowweed

noun
  1. any of various yellow-flowered plants, such as the ragwort in Europe and some species of goldenrod in the US
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