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Meaning of COTTONWEED

Pronunciation:  'kâtn`weed

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any of various plants of the genus Froelichia found in sandy soils and on rocky slopes in warmer regions of America; grown for their spikes of woolly white flowers
  2. [n]  American everlasting having foliage with soft wooly hairs and corymbose heads with pearly white bracts
 

COTTONWEED is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: Anaphalis margaritacea, pearly everlasting
 
 See Also: Anaphalis, everlasting, everlasting flower, Froelichia, genus Anaphalis, genus Froelichia, herb, herbaceous plant

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cot"ton*weed`\ (-w[=e]d`), n. (Bot.)
See {Cudweed}.

 

 

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