dog fennel

noun
1. weedy plant of southeastern United States having divided leaves and long clusters of greenish flowers
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
2. widespread rank-smelling weed having white-rayed flower heads with yellow discs
Hypernyms: ↑composite, ↑composite plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Anthemis, ↑genus Anthemis

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noun
1. : mayweed 1
2. : an annual weed (Eupatorium capillifolium) with dissected leaves and a lax elongate inflorescence

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mayweed.
[1515-25]

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dog fennel see ↑dog's-fennel below.
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Main Entry:dog

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dog fennel,
1. = mayweed. (Cf.mayweed)
2. = heath aster. (Cf.heath aster) Also, dog's fennel.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • dog fennel — mayweed. [1515 25] * * * …   Universalium

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