markweed
markweed markweed n. A climbing plant ({Toxicodendron radicans}) common in eastern and central U. S. with ternate leaves and greenish flowers followed by white berries. It yields an irritating oil that causes a rash on contact; commonly called {poison ivy}.

Syn: poison ivy, poison mercury, poison oak, {Toxicodendron radicans}, {Rhus radicans}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • markweed — noun climbing plant common in eastern and central United States with ternate leaves and greenish flowers followed by white berries; yields an irritating oil that causes a rash on contact • Syn: ↑poison ivy, ↑poison mercury, ↑poison oak,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • poison ivy — markweed markweed n. A climbing plant ({Toxicodendron radicans}) common in eastern and central U. S. with ternate leaves and greenish flowers followed by white berries. It yields an irritating oil that causes a rash on contact; commonly called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhus radicans — markweed markweed n. A climbing plant ({Toxicodendron radicans}) common in eastern and central U. S. with ternate leaves and greenish flowers followed by white berries. It yields an irritating oil that causes a rash on contact; commonly called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Toxicodendron radicans — markweed markweed n. A climbing plant ({Toxicodendron radicans}) common in eastern and central U. S. with ternate leaves and greenish flowers followed by white berries. It yields an irritating oil that causes a rash on contact; commonly called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Toxicodendron radicans — markweed markweed n. A climbing plant ({Toxicodendron radicans}) common in eastern and central U. S. with ternate leaves and greenish flowers followed by white berries. It yields an irritating oil that causes a rash on contact; commonly called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saa'kssoyaa'tsis — poison ivy; synonym (n) markweed …   Blackfoot - English thesaurus dictionary

  • genus Toxicodendron — noun in some classifications: comprising those members of the genus Rhus having foliage that is poisonous to the touch; of North America and northern South America • Syn: ↑Toxicodendron • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • poison ivy — noun 1. dermatitis resulting from contact with the poison ivy plant my poison ivy is drying up • Hypernyms: ↑Rhus dermatitis 2. climbing plant common in eastern and central United States with ternate leaves and greenish flowers followed by white… …   Useful english dictionary

  • poison mercury — noun climbing plant common in eastern and central United States with ternate leaves and greenish flowers followed by white berries; yields an irritating oil that causes a rash on contact • Syn: ↑poison ivy, ↑markweed, ↑poison oak, ↑Toxicodendron… …   Useful english dictionary

  • poison oak — noun 1. dermatitis resulting from contact with a poison oak plant • Hypernyms: ↑Rhus dermatitis 2. climbing plant common in eastern and central United States with ternate leaves and greenish flowers followed by white berries; yields an irritating …   Useful english dictionary

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