clearweed

[kleer-weed]

noun

a plant, Pilea pumila, of the nettle family, having drooping, green flower clusters and smooth stems.

Nearby words

  1. clearly,
  2. clearstory,
  3. clearwater,
  4. clearwater mountains,
  5. clearway,
  6. clearwing,
  7. cleary,
  8. cleat,
  9. cleavable,
  10. cleavage

Origin of clearweed

1815–25, Americanism; clear + weed1; so called from its translucent leaves and stems

Also called richweed.

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