capeweed
capeweed cape"weed n. 1. a European weed ({Hypochaeris radicata}) widely naturalized in North America, having yellow flower heads and leaves resembling a cat's ears.

Syn: cat's-ear, cat's ear, California dandelion, gosmore. [WordNet 1.5]

2. [Cape, from the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa + weed.] a type of low-growing, creeping plant ({Arctotheca calendulaceae}), used as a ground cover in warm climates. --RHUD [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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