HyperDic: ragweed

English > 2 senses of the word ragweed:
NOUNplantragweed, ragwort, tansy ragwort, benweed, Senecio jacobaeawidespread European weed having yellow daisylike flowers
plantragweed, ambrosia, bitterweedany of numerous chiefly North American weedy plants constituting the genus Ambrosia that produce highly allergenic pollen responsible for much hay fever and asthma
ragweed > pronunciation
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English > ragweed: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningwidespread European weed having yellow daisylike flowers; sometimes an obnoxious weed and toxic to cattle if consumed in quantity.
Synonymsragwort, tansy ragwort, benweed, Senecio jacobaea
Member ofSenecio, genus Senecioenormous and diverse cosmopolitan genus of trees and shrubs and vines and herbs including many weeds
BroaderweedAny plant that crowds out cultivated plants
English > ragweed: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningAny of numerous chiefly North American weedy plants constituting the genus Ambrosia that produce highly allergenic pollen responsible for much hay fever and asthma.
Synonymsambrosia, bitterweed
Member ofgenus AmbrosiaComprising the ragweeds
Narrowercommon ragweed, Ambrosia artemisiifoliaannual weed with finely divided foliage and spikes of green flowers
great ragweed, Ambrosia trifidaA coarse annual with some leaves deeply and palmately three-cleft or five-cleft
western ragweed, perennial ragweed, Ambrosia psilostachyacoarse perennial ragweed with creeping roots of dry barren lands of southwestern United States and Mexico
BroaderweedAny plant that crowds out cultivated plants
Spanishambrosía
Catalanambrosia

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