mayweed

noun
may·​weed

Definition of mayweed

1 : strong-scented European chamomile (Anthemis cotula) that is naturalized along roadsides in the U.S. and has flower heads with a yellow disk and white rays

called also dog fennel

2 : feverfew

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History and Etymology for mayweed

may- (from maythe) + weed

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“Mayweed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mayweed. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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