hogweed

[ hawg-weed, hog- ]

noun
  1. any coarse weed with composite flower heads, especially the cow parsnip.

Origin of hogweed

1
First recorded in 1700–10; hog + weed1

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British Dictionary definitions for hogweed

hogweed

/ (ˈhɒɡˌwiːd) /


noun
  1. any of several coarse weedy umbelliferous plants, esp cow parsnip: See also giant hogweed

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