Chafeweed
Chafeweed Chafe"weed`, n. (Bot.) The cudweed ({Gnaphalium}), used to prevent or cure chafing. [1913 Webster]

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  • chafeweed — /chayf weed /, n. See wood cudweed. [1540 50; CHAFE + WEED1] * * * …   Universalium

  • chafeweed — noun weedy perennial of north temperate regions having woolly foliage and dirty white flowers in a leafy spike • Syn: ↑wood cudweed, ↑Gnaphalium sylvaticum • Hypernyms: ↑cudweed …   Useful english dictionary

  • wood cudweed — noun weedy perennial of north temperate regions having woolly foliage and dirty white flowers in a leafy spike • Syn: ↑chafeweed, ↑Gnaphalium sylvaticum • Hypernyms: ↑cudweed * * * a weedy, composite plant, Gnaphalium sylvaticum, of the North… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wood cudweed — a weedy, composite plant, Gnaphalium sylvaticum, of the North Temperate Zone, having woolly foliage and numerous, dirty white flowerheads in a leafy spike. Also called chafeweed. * * * …   Universalium

  • Gnaphalium sylvaticum — noun weedy perennial of north temperate regions having woolly foliage and dirty white flowers in a leafy spike • Syn: ↑chafeweed, ↑wood cudweed • Hypernyms: ↑cudweed …   Useful english dictionary

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