Horseweed
Horseweed Horse"weed`, n. (Bot.) A composite plant ({Erigeron Canadensis}), which is a common weed. [1913 Webster]

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  • horseweed — ☆ horseweed [hôrs′wēd΄ ] n. 1. a common weed (Conyza canadensis) of the composite family, with a wandlike stem and a panicle of many small, greenish white flower heads 2. any of various other weeds …   English World dictionary

  • horseweed — kanadinė konyza statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Conyza canadensis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Conyza canadensis angl. butterweed; Canadian horseweed; Canadian fleabane; hogweed;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • horseweed — noun Date: 1790 1. a common annual American composite herb (Conyza canadensis syn. Erigeron canadensis) with an erect usually hairy stem and small discoid heads of yellow disk flowers 2. a coarse annual North American ragweed (Ambrosia trifida) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • horseweed — /hawrs weed /, n. 1. a North American composite weed, Erigeron canadensis, having narrow, hairy leaves and clusters of very small greenish white flowers. 2. See horse balm. 3. any of various other common weeds with small yellow flowers. [1780 90 …   Universalium

  • horseweed — noun Any of various flowering plants of the genus Conyza …   Wiktionary

  • horseweed — horse•weed [[t]ˈhɔrsˌwid[/t]] n. pln a North American composite weed, Erigeron canadensis, having narrow hairy leaves and clusters of very small greenish flowers • Etymology: 1780–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • horseweed — noun 1. common North American weed with linear leaves and small discoid heads of yellowish flowers; widely naturalized throughout temperate regions; sometimes placed in genus Erigeron • Syn: ↑Canadian fleabane, ↑fleabane, ↑Conyza canadensis,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Canadian horseweed — kanadinė konyza statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Conyza canadensis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Conyza canadensis angl. butterweed; Canadian horseweed; Canadian fleabane; hogweed;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Erigeron Canadensis — Horseweed Horse weed , n. (Bot.) A composite plant ({Erigeron Canadensis}), which is a common weed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conyza canadensis — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

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