: a low glabrous weedy branching herb (Centunculus minimus) of the family Primulaceae having short dry chafflike leaves

called also bastard pimpernel, false pimpernel

Word History


chaff entry 1 + weed

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“Chaffweed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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