- any of the woolly, composite plants of the genus Gnaphalium, having simple leaves and tubular flowers.
- any of various plants of allied genera.
Origin of cudweed
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- any of various temperate woolly plants of the genus Gnaphalium, having clusters of whitish or yellow button-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
- any of several similar and related plants of the genus Filago, esp F. germanica
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