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cudweed

[kuhd-weed] /ˈkʌdˌwid/
noun
1.
any of the woolly, composite plants of the genus Gnaphalium, having simple leaves and tubular flowers.
2.
any of various plants of allied genera.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; cud + weed1
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British Dictionary definitions for cud-weed

cudweed

/ˈkʌdˌwiːd/
noun
1.
any of various temperate woolly plants of the genus Gnaphalium, having clusters of whitish or yellow button-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
2.
any of several similar and related plants of the genus Filago, esp F. germanica
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