Definition of knapweed
: any of various weedy centaureas; especially : a widely naturalized European perennial (Centaurea nigra) with tough wiry stems and knobby heads of purple flowers
Origin of knapweed
Middle English knopwed, from knop knop + wed weed
First Known Use: 15th century
Rhymes with knapweed
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