car·​pet·​weed ˈkär-pət-ˌwēd How to pronounce carpetweed (audio)
: a North American mat-forming weed (Mollugo verticillata of the family Aizoaceae, the carpetweed family)

Word History

First Known Use

1784, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of carpetweed was in 1784

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Cite this Entry

“Carpetweed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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