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chickweed

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noun chick·weed \-ˌwēd\

Definition of chickweed

  1. :  any of various low-growing small-leaved weedy plants of the pink family (especially genera Cerastium and Stellaria); especially :  a cosmopolitan weed (Stelleria media) naturalized in the United States from Eurasia




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