HyperDic: weed

English > 4 senses of the word weed:
NOUNplantweedany plant that crowds out cultivated plants
artifactweed, mourning banda black band worn by a man (on the arm or hat) as a sign of mourning
artifactweed, pot, grass, green goddess, dope, gage, sess, sens, smoke, skunk, locoweed, Mary Janestreet names for marijuana
VERBchangeweedclear of weeds
weed > pronunciation
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English > weed: 4 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny plant that crowds out cultivated plants.
NarrowerBarnaby's thistle, yellow star-thistle, Centaurea solstitialisEuropean weed having a winged stem and hairy leaves
alligator weed, alligator grass, Alternanthera philoxeroidesprolific South American aquatic weed having grasslike leaves and short spikes of white flowers
bastard feverfew, Parthenium hysterophorusTropical American annual weed with small radiate heads of white flowers
carpetweed, Indian chickweed, Molluga verticillataannual prostrate mat-forming weed having whorled leaves and small greenish-white flowers
cat's-ear, California dandelion, capeweed, gosmore, Hypochaeris radicataEuropean weed widely naturalized in North America having yellow flower heads and leaves resembling a cat's ears
cocklebur, cockle-bur, cockleburr, cockle-burrAny coarse weed of the genus Xanthium having spiny burrs
corn cockle, corn campion, crown-of-the-field, Agrostemma githagoEuropean annual having large trumpet-shaped reddish-purple flowers and poisonous seed
corn spurry, corn spurrey, Spergula arvensissmall European weed with whorled leaves and white flowers
fireweed, Erechtites hieracifoliaAn American weedy plant with small white or greenish flowers
groundsel, Senecio vulgarisEurasian weed with heads of small yellow flowers
horseweed, Canadian fleabane, fleabane, Conyza canadensis, Erigeron canadensisCommon North American weed with linear leaves and small discoid heads of yellowish flowers
jointed charlock, wild radish, wild rape, runch, Raphanus raphanistrumEurasian weed having yellow or mauve or white flowers and podlike fruits
king devil, yellow hawkweed, Hieracium praealtumEuropean hawkweed introduced into northeastern United States
knawel, knawe, Scleranthus annuuswidely distributed low-growing Eurasian herb having narrow leaves and inconspicuous green flowers
nettleAny of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)
orange hawkweed, Pilosella aurantiaca, Hieracium aurantiacumEuropean hawkweed having flower heads with bright orange-red rays
oxtongue, bristly oxtongue, bitterweed, bugloss, Picris echioideswidespread European weed with spiny tongue-shaped leaves and yellow flowers
pennycressAny of several plants of the genus Thlaspi
ragweed, 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
ragwort, tansy ragwort, ragweed, benweed, Senecio jacobaeawidespread European weed having yellow daisylike flowers
sand spurry, sea spurry, Spergularia rubraprostrate weedy herb with tiny pink flowers
thistleAny of numerous plants of the family Compositae and especially of the genera ... / genera Carduus and Cirsium and Onopordum having prickly-edged leaves
threadleaf groundsel, Senecio doublasiibluish-green bushy leafy plant covered with close white wool and bearing branched clusters of yellow flower heads
tumbleweedAny plant that breaks away from its roots in autumn and is driven by the wind as a light rolling mass
wild parsnip, madnepbiennial weed in Europe and America having large pinnate leaves and yellow flowers and a bitter and somewhat poisonous root
wormseed mustard, Erysimum cheiranthoidesSlender yellow-flowered European mustard often troublesome as a weed
yellow rocket, rockcress, rocket cress, Barbarea vulgaris, Sisymbrium barbareanoxious cress with yellow flowers
Broadervascular plant, tracheophytegreen plant having a vascular system
Oppositecultivated plantplants that are grown for their produce
Spanishmala hierba, maleza, yuyo
Catalanmala herba
Adjectivesweedyabounding with or resembling weeds
Verbsweedclear of weeds
English > weed: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA black band worn by a man (on the arm or hat) as a sign of mourning.
Synonymmourning band
BroaderbandA thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)
Spanishbrazal de luto
Catalanbraçal de dol
English > weed: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningstreet names for marijuana.
Synonymspot, grass, green goddess, dope, gage, sess, sens, smoke, skunk, locoweed, Mary Jane
Broadercannabis, marijuana, marihuana, ganjaThe most commonly used illicit drug
Spanishcáñamo, cannabis, chaquetón, chocolate, costo, grifa, hierba, maría, marihuana, marijuana, Mary Jane, polen, pote, sens
Catalanfum, sens
English > weed: 4 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningClear of weeds.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Example"weed the garden"
NarrowerstubClear of weeds by uprooting them
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Spanishdesbrozar, desherbar, escardar, herbar
Catalanbirbar, eixarcolar, treure les males herbes
Nounsweedany plant that crowds out cultivated plants
weedera hand tool for removing weeds
weedera farmhand hired to remove weeds

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