stinkweed

[stingk-weed]

Origin of stinkweed

An Americanism dating back to 1745–55; stink + weed1
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British Dictionary definitions for stinkweed

stinkweed

noun
  1. Also called: wall mustard a plant, Diplotaxis muralis, naturalized in Britain and S and central Europe, having pale yellow flowers, cylindrical seed pods, and a disagreeable smell when bruised: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
  2. any of various other ill-smelling plants, such as mayweed
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