Definition of stickweed in English:

stickweed

Syllabification: stick·weed
Pronunciation: /ˈstikˌwēd
 
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noun

US
  • Any of a number of North American plants with hooked or barbed seeds, e.g., ragweed.
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    • Some species overwinter near the roots of weeds such as stickweed, plantain, and fleabane.
    • I eased through the tall stickweeds and could see the rear half of the deer's body behind a tree 30 yards away.
    • Also watch for cuts and abrasions from things like barbed wire fence, old machinery left hidden under tall grass, stickweeds and burrs.

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