HyperDic: devil[s_weed

English > 1 sense of the expression devil's weed:
NOUNplantdevil's weed, caltrop, Tribulus terestristropical annual procumbent poisonous subshrub having fruit that splits into five spiny nutlets
English > devil's weed: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningTropical annual procumbent poisonous subshrub having fruit that splits into five spiny nutlets; serious pasture weed.
Synonymscaltrop, Tribulus terestris
Member ofTribulus, genus TribulusAnnual or perennial herbs or subshrubs of warm regions
Broadersubshrub, suffrutexlow-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base

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