lopseed

[lop-seed]

noun

a weedy plant, Phryma leptostachya, of Asia and North America, having spikes of whitish paired flowers.

Nearby words

  1. lophophore,
  2. lopolith,
  3. lopper,
  4. lopping shears,
  5. loppy,
  6. lopsided,
  7. lopsidedly,
  8. lopstick,
  9. loq.,
  10. loquacious

Origin of lopseed

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20; lop2 + seed

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