Bullweed
Bullweed Bull"weed`, n. [Bole a stem + weed.] (Bot.) Knapweed. --Prior. [1913 Webster]

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  • bullweed — Knapweed Knap weed , n. (Bot.) The black centaury ({Centaurea nigra}); so called from the knoblike heads of flowers. Called also {bullweed}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bullweed — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English bulwed, probably from bule bull + wed weed : knapweed …   Useful english dictionary

  • Centaurea nigra — Knapweed Knap weed , n. (Bot.) The black centaury ({Centaurea nigra}); so called from the knoblike heads of flowers. Called also {bullweed}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Knapweed — Knap weed , n. (Bot.) The black centaury ({Centaurea nigra}); so called from the knoblike heads of flowers. Called also {bullweed}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bow-weed — corruptly bow wood. A popular name of Centaurea nigra: cf. bullweed. 1878–86 Britten & Holland cite Appendix to Gerard …   Useful english dictionary

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