field chickweed

noun

: a densely tufted perennial chickweed (Cerastium arvense) of the north temperate zone

Word History

First Known Use

1775, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of field chickweed was in 1775

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“Field chickweed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/field%20chickweed. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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