Definition of mayweed in English:


Line breaks: may|weed
Pronunciation: /ˈmeɪwiːd


[mass noun]
  • A plant of the daisy family, typically found as a weed of arable land.
    • Several species in the family Compositae, in particular stinking mayweed (Anthemis cotula) and scentless mayweed (Tripleurospermum inodorum)


mid 16th century: from maythe(n), an earlier name for this plant (in Old English mægethe, magothe), + weed.

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