cudweed

noun
cud·​weed | \ ˈkəd-ˌwēd How to pronounce cudweed (audio) , chiefly Southern ˈku̇d- or ˈküd-\

Definition of cudweed

: any of several composite plants (as of the genus Gnaphalium) with silky or woolly foliage

First Known Use of cudweed

1548, in the meaning defined above

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