orange hawkweed

noun

Definition of orange hawkweed 

: a European hawkweed (Hieracium aurantiacum) that has flower heads with bright orange-red rays and is a troublesome weed especially in northeastern North America

First Known Use of orange hawkweed

1818, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about orange hawkweed

Share orange hawkweed

Statistics for orange hawkweed

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for orange hawkweed

The first known use of orange hawkweed was in 1818

See more words from the same year

Comments on orange hawkweed

What made you want to look up orange hawkweed? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

noxious or harmful

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a-traditional-thanksgiving-dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!