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cudweed

Saltos de línea: cud|weed
Pronunciación: /ˈkʌdwiːd
 
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Definición de cudweed en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A plant of the daisy family, with hairy or downy leaves and inconspicuous flowers.
  • Genera Gnaphalium and Filago, family Compositae
Example sentences
  • Other locals include yarrow, pussytoes, mallow, cudweed, meadowsweet, and chickweed.
  • Cheyenne furthermore obtained a dye from cudweed to rub upon their bodies as protection in battle.
  • Lowland cudweed may be found in low moist places such as along streams puddles, and in dried vernal pools.

Origen

mid 16th century: from cud + weed, said to be given to cattle who had lost their cud.

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