Bitterweed
Bitterweed Bit"ter*weed`, n. (Bot.) A species of {Ambrosia} ({Ambrosia artemisi[ae]folia}); Roman worm wood. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

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  • bitterweed — ☆ bitterweed [bit′ərwēd΄ ] n. any of various herbs which have a bitter taste, as ragweed, sneezeweed, etc …   English World dictionary

  • bitterweed — kietinė ambrozija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Ambrosia artemisiifolia), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Ambrosia artemisiifolia angl. annual ragweed; bitterweed; common ragweed; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • bitterweed — saulainė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šeima. Astriniai – Asteraceae Martynov atitikmenys: lot. Helenium angl. bitterweed; sneezeweed; sneezewort vok. Sonnenbraut rus. гелениум lenk. dzielżan; helenium …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • bitterweed — noun 1. widespread European weed with spiny tongue shaped leaves and yellow flowers; naturalized in United States • Syn: ↑oxtongue, ↑bristly oxtongue, ↑bugloss, ↑Picris echioides • Hypernyms: ↑weed • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bitterweed — noun Date: 1819 any of several American plants containing a bitter substance: as a. either of two ragweeds: (1) a low growing common ragweed (Ambrosia artemissiifolia) (2) horseweed b. an annual yellow flowered sneezeweed (Helenium amarum syn. H …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bitterweed — Water Ash may refer to: * Any plant in Ambrosia genus; specially Ambrosia artemisiifolia * Artemisia trifida * Helenium amarum …   Wikipedia

  • bitterweed — /bit euhr weed /, n. 1. any of various plants containing a bitter principle, as those of the genus Picris. 2. a sneezeweed, Helenium amarum. [1810 20, Amer.; BITTER + WEED1] * * * …   Universalium

  • bitterweed — n. plant containing a bitter tasting substance (native to North America); type of Ambrosia herb …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Ambrosia artemisiaefolia — Bitterweed Bit ter*weed , n. (Bot.) A species of {Ambrosia} ({Ambrosia artemisi[ae]folia}); Roman worm wood. Gray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hymenoxys odorata — Taxobox name = Hymenoxys odorata image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae genus = Hymenoxys species = H. odorata binomial = Hymenoxys odorata binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

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