n. any of various coarse weeds of the genus Heracleum, esp. H. sphondylium.

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  • Hogweed — Hog weed , n. (Bot.) (a) A common weed ({Ambrosia artemisi[ae]ge}). See {Ambrosia}, 3. (b) In England, the {Heracleum Sphondylium}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hogweed — 1707, from HOG (Cf. hog) (n.) + WEED (Cf. weed); used in different places of various plants eaten by hogs or deemed fit only for them …   Etymology dictionary

  • hogweed — [hôg′wēd΄] n. any of various coarse weeds, as ragweed …   English World dictionary

  • Hogweed — Taxobox name = Hogweed image width = 250px image caption = Flower and leaf of Cow Parsnip regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Apiales familia = Apiaceae genus = Heracleum subdivision ranks = Species subdivision …   Wikipedia

  • hogweed — /hawg weed , hog /, n. 1. any coarse weed with composite flower heads, esp. the cow parsnip. 2. See giant hogweed. [1700 10; HOG + WEED1] * * *       any of certain plant species of the cow parsnip (q.v.) group. * * * …   Universalium

  • hogweed — /ˈhɒgwid/ (say hogweed) noun any of a number of unrelated coarse weeds …   Australian English dictionary

  • hogweed — kanadinė konyza statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Conyza canadensis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Conyza canadensis angl. butterweed; Canadian horseweed; Canadian fleabane; hogweed;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • hogweed — lankinis barštis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Heracleum sphondylium), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, pietų ir vidurio Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Heracleum sphondylium angl. cow parsnip;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • hogweed — barštis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių (Apiaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Heracleum). atitikmenys: lot. Heracleum angl. cow parsnip; hogweed vok. Bärenklau; Bärenwurz; Heilkraut; Herkuleskraut; Herkulesstaude rus. борщевик lenk.… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • hogweed — noun umbelliferous plant, any variety of species in the genus Heracleum, some of them being poisonous …   Wiktionary

  • hogweed — noun a large white flowered weed of the parsley family, formerly used as forage for pigs. [Genus Heracleum: several species.] …   English new terms dictionary

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