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cudweed

[kuhd-weed]
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noun
  1. any of the woolly, composite plants of the genus Gnaphalium, having simple leaves and tubular flowers.
  2. any of various plants of allied genera.
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Origin of cudweed

First recorded in 1540–50; cud + weed1
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British Dictionary definitions for cudweed

cudweed

noun
  1. any of various temperate woolly plants of the genus Gnaphalium, having clusters of whitish or yellow button-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
  2. any of several similar and related plants of the genus Filago, esp F. germanica
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