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Meaning of CUDWEED

Pronunciation:  'kud`weed

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  perennial cottony-white herb of southwestern United States
  2. [n]  any plant of the genus Filago having capitate clusters of small woolly flower heads
  3. [n]  any of numerous plants of the genus Gnaphalium having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color

CUDWEED is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: Artemisia gnaphalodes, Artemisia ludoviciana, cotton rose, filago, prairie sage, western mugwort, white sage
 See Also: chafeweed, everlasting, everlasting flower, Filago germanica, flower, genus Filago, genus Gnaphalium, Gnaphalium, Gnaphalium sylvaticum, herba impia, mugwort, wood cudweed



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cud"weed`\ (k?d"w?d`), n. [Apparently fr. cud + weed,
but perh. a corruption of cottonweed; or of cut weed, so
called from its use as an application to cuts and chafings.]
A small composite plant with cottony or silky stem and
leaves, primarily a species of {Gnaphalium}, but the name is
now given to many plants of different genera, as {Filago},
{Antennaria}, etc.; cottonweed.