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stinkweed

[stingk-weed] /ˈstɪŋkˌwid/
noun
1.
any of various rank-smelling plants, as the jimson weed.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55, Americanism; stink + weed1
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  • Some folk medicines are mentioned, including stinkweed as a cure for stomach cancer.
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stinkweed

/ˈstɪŋkˌwiːd/
noun
1.
Also called wall mustard. a plant, Diplotaxis muralis, naturalized in Britain and S and central Europe, having pale yellow flowers, cylindrical seed pods, and a disagreeable smell when bruised: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
2.
any of various other ill-smelling plants, such as mayweed
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