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Meaning of CHARLOCK

Pronunciation:  'chârluk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  weedy Eurasian plant often a pest in grain fields
 

CHARLOCK is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: Brassica kaber, chadlock, field mustard, Sinapis arvensis, wild mustard
 
 See Also: mustard

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Char"lock\, n. [AS. cerlic; the latter part perh. fr.
AS. le['a]c leek. Cf. {Hemlock}.] (Bot.)
A cruciferous plant ({Brassica sinapistrum}) with yellow
flowers; wild mustard. It is troublesome in grain fields.
Called also {chardock}, {chardlock}, {chedlock}, and
{kedlock}.

{Jointed charlock}, {White charlock}, a troublesome weed
   ({Raphanus Raphanistrum}) with straw-colored, whitish, or
   purplish flowers, and jointed pods: wild radish.

 

 

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