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capeweed

[keyp-weed]
noun
  1. a low-growing, creeping plant, Arctotheca calendulacea, used as a ground cover in warm climates.
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Origin of capeweed

1875–80; cape2 (after the Cape of Good Hope, where the plant is native) + weed1
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