fleaweed

noun

Definition of fleaweed

1 dialectal, England : yellow bedstraw

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History and Etymology for fleaweed

so called from the alleged power of its smell to drive off fleas

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“Fleaweed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fleaweed. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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