carpetweed

noun
car·pet·weed | \ˈkär-pət-ˌwēd \

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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