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weed British & World English

A wild plant growing where it is not wanted and in competition with cultivated plants

jimson weed British & World English

North American term for thorn apple.

blanket weed British & World English

A common green freshwater alga which forms long unbranched filaments, sometimes becoming a problem in over-enriched water and garden ponds

streamer weed British & World English

A freshwater plant with long fronds that stream and wave in the current, especially water crowfoot

weed whacker British & World English

An electrically powered grass trimmer with a nylon cutting cord that rotates rapidly on a spindle

noxious weed British & World English

A plant considered harmful to animals or the environment

butterfly weed British & World English

A North American milkweed with bright orange flowers which are attractive to butterflies

pineapple weed British & World English

A small mayweed with a smell resembling that of pineapple, having flowers that lack ray florets

joe-pye weed British & World English

A tall perennial plant of the daisy family, which bears clusters of small purple flowers

mile-a-minute weed British & World English

An invasive and noxious vine, native to Asia, that has downward-pointing barbs on the stem and the underside of leaves. It is considered an ecological threat in the eastern US

dill British & World English

An aromatic annual herb of the parsley family, with fine blue-green leaves and yellow flowers. The leaves or seeds are used for flavouring and for medicinal purposes

dill weed in dill1 British & World English

An aromatic annual herb of the parsley family, with fine blue-green leaves and yellow flowers. The leaves or seeds are used for flavouring and for medicinal purposes

weed someone/thing out in weed British & World English

Remove an inferior or unwanted component of a group or collection

pondweed British & World English

A submerged aquatic plant that grows in still or running water and sometimes has floating leaves

jimpson weed in jimson weed British & World English

North American term for thorn apple.

superweed British & World English

A weed which is extremely resistant to herbicides, especially one created by the transfer of genes from genetically modified crops into wild plants

weedgrown British & World English

Overgrown with weeds

weedkiller British & World English

A substance used to destroy weeds

sargasso British & World English

Another term for sargassum.

sargasso weed in sargasso British & World English

Another term for sargassum.

sargassum British & World English

A brown seaweed with berry-like air bladders, typically forming large floating masses

sargassum weed in sargassum British & World English

A brown seaweed with berry-like air bladders, typically forming large floating masses

weed English Thesaurus

a good agency will weed out those unsuitable candidates

weed English-Spanish

hierbajo masculine, mala hierba feminine, yuyo masculineRiver Plate area/Río de la Plata, maleza feminineLatin America/América Latina

weed out English-Spanish

quitar, arrancar*

weed killer English-Spanish

herbicida masculine

weed out English-Spanish

quitar, arrancar*

the weed in weed English-Spanish

el cigarrillo

weed something/someone out in weed English Thesaurus

a good agency will weed out those unsuitable candidates