cudweed

noun

cud·​weed ˈkəd-ˌwēd How to pronounce cudweed (audio)
 chiefly Southern  ˈku̇d-,
 or  ˈküd-
: any of several composite plants (as of the genus Gnaphalium) with silky or woolly foliage

Word History

First Known Use

1548, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cudweed was in 1548

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Cite this Entry

“Cudweed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cudweed. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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