bundweed

noun

bund·​weed
ˈbənˌ(d)wēd,
ˈbu̇n-
dialectal, England
: any of various weedy plants (such as the knapweed, ragwort, scabious, or cow parsnip)

Word History

Etymology

alteration of earlier bunweed, from Middle English bunwed, perhaps from bune hollow stalk + wed, weed weed

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“Bundweed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bundweed. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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