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silkweed

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

silk +‎ weed

NounEdit

silkweed (usually uncountable, plural silkweeds)

  1. (botany) Any plant of the genera Asclepias whose seed vessels contain a long, silky down; milkweed.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.