silverweed

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noun sil·ver·weed \-ˌwēd\

Definition of silverweed

  1. :  any of several cinquefoils with leaves silvery or white-tomentose beneath; especially :  one (Potentilla anserina) with silky hairs over the entire plant

1578

First Known Use of silverweed

1578

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