nipplewort

[ nip-uh l-wurt, -wawrt ]
/ ˈnɪp əlˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt /
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noun

a yellow-flowered plant, Lapsana communis, found in woods and on wasteland.

Nearby words

  1. nipping,
  2. nippingly,
  3. nipple,
  4. nipple line,
  5. nipple shield,
  6. nippon,
  7. nipponese,
  8. nipponism,
  9. nippur,
  10. nippy

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Examples from the Web for nipplewort

  • The Nipplewort (Lapsana communis) is another very common Composite of waysides and wastes.

    Field and Woodland Plants|William S. Furneaux


British Dictionary definitions for nipplewort

nipplewort

/ (ˈnɪpəlˌwɜːt) /

noun

an annual Eurasian plant, Lapsana communis, with pointed oval leaves and small yellow flower heads: family Asteraceae (composites)
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