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stinkweed

Syllabification: stink·weed
Pronunciation: /ˈstiNGkwēd
 
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Definition of stinkweed in English:

noun

Any of a number of plants with a strong or fetid smell, e.g., jimson weed.
Example sentences
  • He says that this species is called stinkweed or kaki weed and that it is often grown as a culinary herb in parts of S. America and southern states of the USA.
  • Stringy stinkweed is another name for this plant, but I don't favour that.
  • I bet you didn't know that stinkweed and wild green apples had healing quality to them!

Words that rhyme with stinkweed

blanket weedbindweed

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