birdeye

noun

Definition of birdeye

  1. :  a partially woody herb (Caperonia castaneaefolia) of the spurge family occurring in wet soils of the southeastern U.S. and having alternate toothed leaves and flowers in elongate interrupted spikelike clusters —called also Mexican weed

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Origin and Etymology of birdeye

so called from the spot resembling an eye in the flower's center


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