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burweed

[ bur-weed ]
/ ˈbɜrˌwid /
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noun

any of various plants bearing a burlike fruit, as the cocklebur and burdock.

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Origin of burweed

First recorded in 1775–85; bur1 + weed1
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British Dictionary definitions for burweed

burweed
/ (ˈbɜːˌwiːd) /

noun

any of various plants that bear burs, such as the burdock
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