There are 2 translations of weed in Spanish:

weed1

Pronunciation: /wiːd/

n

  • 1 [Hort] 1.1 c hierbajo (m), mala hierba (f), yuyo (m) (RPl) , maleza (f) (AmL) he's shot up like a weed (AmE) ha pegado un estirón 1.2 u (aquatic growth) algas (fpl)
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    • The weed impedes water's natural flow and can destroy native communities of aquatic plants and animals.
    • There's plenty of weed growing around them, and although not particularly pleasant to look at, among its folds you will see plenty of hovering juvenile pike.
    • The west bank is more sandy and shallow with weed growing, and the opposite bank more rocky and deeper.
  • 2 2.1 u (marijuana) [slang/argot] hierba (f) [argot/slang], monte (m) (AmC, Col, Ven) [familiar/colloquial] 2.2 (tobacco) [sl & dated] the weed el cigarrillo
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    • You may have heard it called marijuana, weed or hash but it is still cannabis, a natural drug that comes from a plant.
    • He never touched weed, cocaine or anything else.
    • On Villa Road there are kids selling crack, weed and cocaine.
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    • But the first time these two came into contact with each other, they had to share the spotlight with, yes, the weed, tobacco.
    • Do addicts of the demon weed, tobacco, experience increased pleasure from life as a result of smoking tobacco?
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    • ‘I have always been a bit of a weed, to be honest, and I am always being told to try weight training and go to a gym,’ he said.
    • ‘Well, some thought he was a bit of a weed, but he doesn't come around anymore,’ he quipped.
  • 4
    (weeds pl)
    (clothes) [archaic/arcaico] ropa (f) de luto (de viuda)

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of weed in Spanish:

weed2

vt

  • [garden/flowerbed] deshierbar, desherbar*, desmalezar* (AmL) , sacar* los yuyos de (RPl)
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    • Once an area is weeded, a deep mulch will go some way towards stopping weeds from reappearing.
    • The group cleared and cleaned the pond, weeded the area, pruned the shrubs, fertilised the soil and planted out bedding plants.
    • I'd worked through worse weather weeding the fields and it wasn't that cold.

vi

Phrasal verbs

weed out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 [Hort] [weak plants/seedlings] quitar, arrancar* 1.2 (reject) [errors/items] eliminar; [applicants] eliminar, descartar

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.