groundsel

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noun ground·sel \ˈgrau̇n(d)-səl\

Definition of groundsel

  1. :  any of various senecios (such as the nearly cosmopolitan European weed Senecio vulgaris)

Origin and Etymology of groundsel

Middle English groundeswele, from Old English grundeswelge, from grund ground + swelgan to swallow — more at swallow


First Known Use: before 12th century


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