bundweed

noun bund·weed \ˈbənˌ(d)wēd, ˈbu̇n-\

Definition of bundweed

dialectal, England

  1. :  any of various weedy plants (such as the knapweed, ragwort, scabious, or cow parsnip)

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Origin and Etymology of bundweed

alteration of earlier bunweed, from Middle English bunwed, perhaps from bune hollow stalk + wed, weed weed — more at 1bun, weed


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