Definition of Chafeweed

1. Noun. Weedy perennial of north temperate regions having woolly foliage and dirty white flowers in a leafy spike.

Exact synonyms: Gnaphalium Sylvaticum, Wood Cudweed
Generic synonyms: Cudweed



Definition of Chafeweed

1. n. The cudweed (Gnaphalium), used to prevent or cure chafing.

Definition of Chafeweed

1. Noun. The cudweed (''Gnaphalium''), used to prevent or cure chafing. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chafeweed

chaetognathous
chaetognaths
chaetomium
chaetophorous
chaetopod
chaetopods
chaetotaxies
chaetotaxy
chafe
chafed
chafer
chaferies
chafers
chafery
chafes
chafeweed (current term)
chaff
chaffed
chaffer
chaffered
chafferer
chafferers
chafferies
chaffering
chaffern
chafferns
chaffers
chaffery
chaffier
chaffiest

Literary usage of Chafeweed

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1. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"See chafeweed. Prior, p. 42. Chalice-flower. Phillips (Fl. Histórica, i. 99) gives this as an old name for Narcissus Pseudo-narcissus, L. We have not met ..."

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