Definition of mayweed in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmāwēd/


A plant of the daisy family that typically grows as a weed of fields and waste ground.
  • Several species in the family Compositae, in particular stinking mayweed (Anthemis cotula).


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

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Syllabification: may·weed

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