Cudweed
Cudweed Cud"weed` (k?d"w?d`), n. [Apparently fr. cud + weed, but perh. a corruption of cottonweed; or of cut weed, so called from its use as an application to cuts and chafings.] (Bot.) A small composite plant with cottony or silky stem and leaves, primarily a species of {Gnaphalium}, but the name is now given to many plants of different genera, as {Filago}, {Antennaria}, etc.; cottonweed. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cudweed — may refer to: Gnaphalium, a plant genus in the Asteraceae family Pseudognaphalium, a plant genus in the Asteraceae family This page is an index of articles on plant species (or higher taxonomic groups) with the same common name (vernacular name) …   Wikipedia

  • cudweed — [kud′wēd΄] n. [prob. CUD + WEED1: of uncertain allusion] any of several small plants (genus Gnaphalium) of the composite family, with cottony or woolly leaves …   English World dictionary

  • cudweed — pelkinis pūkelis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Gnaphalium uliginosum), paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Gnaphalium uliginosum angl. cudweed; low cudweed; marsh cudweed; mouse ear šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • cudweed — baltasis kietis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Artemisia ludoviciana), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Centrinėje Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Artemisia ludoviciana angl. cudweed; Louisiana sage;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • cudweed — noun Date: 1548 any of several composite plants (as of the genus Gnaphalium) with silky or woolly foliage …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cudweed — /kud weed /, n. 1. any of the woolly, composite plants of the genus Gnaphalium, having simple leaves and tubular flowers. 2. any of various plants of allied genera. [1540 50; CUD + WEED1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cudweed — noun Any of the flowering plants of the genus Gnaphalium or Pseudognaphalium, related to the daisy …   Wiktionary

  • cudweed — n. perennial cottony white herb of southwestern United States (Botany) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cudweed — noun a plant of the daisy family, with hairy or downy leaves and inconspicuous flowers. [Genera Gnaphalium and Filago.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • cudweed — n. Everlasting, goldylocks, immortelle …   New dictionary of synonyms

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