White charlock
Charlock Char"lock, n. [AS. cerlic; the latter part perh. fr. AS. le['a]c leek. Cf. {Hemlock}.] (Bot.) A cruciferous plant ({Brassica sinapistrum}) with yellow flowers; wild mustard. It is troublesome in grain fields. Called also {chardock}, {chardlock}, {chedlock}, and {kedlock}. [1913 Webster]

{Jointed charlock}, {White charlock}, a troublesome weed ({Raphanus Raphanistrum}) with straw-colored, whitish, or purplish flowers, and jointed pods: wild radish. [1913 Webster]


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  • white charlock — noun : jointed charlock …   Useful english dictionary

  • Charlock — Char lock, n. [AS. cerlic; the latter part perh. fr. AS. le[ a]c leek. Cf. {Hemlock}.] (Bot.) A cruciferous plant ({Brassica sinapistrum}) with yellow flowers; wild mustard. It is troublesome in grain fields. Called also {chardock}, {chardlock},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • charlock — Mustard Mus tard, n. [OF. moustarde, F. moutarde, fr. L. mustum must, mustard was prepared for use by being mixed with must. See {Must}, n.] 1. (Bot.) The name of several cruciferous plants of the genus {Brassica} (formerly {Sinapis}), as {white… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • charlock — /chahr leuhk/, n. a wild mustard, Brassica kaber, having lobed, ovate leaves and clusters of small, yellow flowers, often troublesome as a weed in grainfields. [bef. 1000; ME cherlok, OE cerlic < ?] * * * ▪ plant       (Brassica kaber, or Sinapis …   Universalium

  • white mustard — Mustard Mus tard, n. [OF. moustarde, F. moutarde, fr. L. mustum must, mustard was prepared for use by being mixed with must. See {Must}, n.] 1. (Bot.) The name of several cruciferous plants of the genus {Brassica} (formerly {Sinapis}), as {white… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jointed charlock — Charlock Char lock, n. [AS. cerlic; the latter part perh. fr. AS. le[ a]c leek. Cf. {Hemlock}.] (Bot.) A cruciferous plant ({Brassica sinapistrum}) with yellow flowers; wild mustard. It is troublesome in grain fields. Called also {chardock},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Small White — Taxobox name = Small White image width = 250px image caption = The Small White (Pieris rapae) is a small to mid sized butterfly species of the Yellows and Whites family Pieridae. status = NE status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum =… …   Wikipedia

  • Green-veined White — Taxobox name = Green veined White regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera superfamilia = Papilionoidea familia = Pieridae subfamilia = Pierinae tribus = Pierini genus = Pieris species = P. napi binomial = Pieris …   Wikipedia

  • jointed charlock — noun Eurasian weed having yellow or mauve or white flowers and podlike fruits • Syn: ↑wild radish, ↑wild rape, ↑runch, ↑Raphanus raphanistrum • Hypernyms: ↑weed • Member Holonyms: ↑Raphanu …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brassica sinapistrum — Charlock Char lock, n. [AS. cerlic; the latter part perh. fr. AS. le[ a]c leek. Cf. {Hemlock}.] (Bot.) A cruciferous plant ({Brassica sinapistrum}) with yellow flowers; wild mustard. It is troublesome in grain fields. Called also {chardock},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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