Definition of stinkweed in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈstiNGkwēd/


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!

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: stink·weed

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.