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hogweed

[hawg-weed, hog-] /ˈhɔgˌwid, ˈhɒg-/
noun
1.
any coarse weed with composite flower heads, especially the cow parsnip.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; hog + weed1
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British Dictionary definitions for hog-weed

hogweed

/ˈhɒɡˌwiːd/
noun
1.
any of several coarse weedy umbelliferous plants, esp cow parsnip See also giant hogweed
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Word Origin and History for hog-weed

hogweed

n.

1707, from hog (n.) + weed; used in different places of various plants eaten by hogs or deemed fit only for them.

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