dar·​nel ˈdär-nᵊl How to pronounce darnel (audio)
: any of several usually weedy ryegrasses (genus Lolium)

Word History


Middle English

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of darnel was in the 14th century

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“Darnel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/darnel. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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