Stinkweed Stink"weed`, n. (Bot.) Stramonium. See {Jamestown weed}, and {Datura}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Stinkweed — is an informal name for any noxious plant.Typically it is used in reference to *Tree of heaven (stinkweed tree) *Datura stramonium (jimson weed) *Thlaspi arvense (field pennycress) …   Wikipedia

  • stinkweed — [stiŋk′wēd΄] n. any of various plants, as the jimson weed or dog fennel, having a foul or strong smell …   English World dictionary

  • stinkweed — kvapioji zunda statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių šeimos prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Eryngium foetidum), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Eryngium foetidum angl …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • stinkweed — noun Date: 1753 any of various strong scented or fetid plants: as a. pennycress b. jimsonweed …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stinkweed — /stingk weed /, n. 1. any of various rank smelling plants, as the jimson weed. 2. See tree of heaven. [1745 55, Amer.; STINK + WEED1] * * * …   Universalium

  • stinkweed — noun a) tree of heaven (Ailanthus altissima) b) jimson weed (Datura stramonium) …   Wiktionary

  • stinkweed — n. any of a number of plants whose flowers give off an unpleasant odor; plant with yellow flowers that grows on walls …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stinkweed — noun a foul smelling plant, e.g. jimson weed …   English new terms dictionary

  • stinkweed — stink•weed [[t]ˈstɪŋkˌwid[/t]] n. pln any of various rank smelling plants, as the jimson weed • Etymology: 1745–55, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • stinkweed — /ˈstɪŋkwid/ (say stingkweed) noun any of various ill smelling plants, such as wall rocket, the common thornapple, and jimson weed. {stink + weed1} …   Australian English dictionary

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