carpetweed

noun
car·​pet·​weed | \ ˈkär-pət-ˌwēd How to pronounce carpetweed (audio) \

Definition of carpetweed

: a North American mat-forming weed (Mollugo verticillata of the family Aizoaceae, the carpetweed family)

First Known Use of carpetweed

1784, in the meaning defined above

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“Carpetweed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carpetweed. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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