Definition of mayweed in English:


Syllabification: may·weed
Pronunciation: /ˈmāˌwēd


  • 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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