Definition of Fanweed

1. Noun. Foetid Eurasian weed having round flat pods; naturalized throughout North America.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fanweed

fantigue
fantigues
fantoccini
fantod
fantods
fantom
fantoms
fantoosh
fanum
fanums
fanvid
fanvids
fanwank
fanware
fanwear
fanweed (current term)
fanwise
fanwort
fanworts
fanzine
fanziner
fanziners
fanzines
fapped
fapping
faps
faqeer
faqeers
faqih

Literary usage of Fanweed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Monthly Review (1844)
"The young rogue (he was not more than ten years old) disappeared in the bush, and returned in a few seconds with some strips of fanweed, a few small pebbles ..."

2. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1921)
""Penny-cress" appears to refer to the round seed-pods and "fanweed" may be derived from the same source. How the name of "French- weed" came to be applied ..."

3. Jamaica: Its Past and Present State by Phillippo, James Mursell (1843)
"The young rogue (he was not more than ten years old) disappeared in the bush, and returned in a few seconds with some strips of fanweed, a few small pebbles ..."

4. Bulletin by United States Soil Conservation Service, Montana Agricultural Experiment Station (1915)
"... fanweed (Thlaspi arvense). Annual and winter annual. In the higher, moister valleys this is one of the worst enemies of the western grain farmer. ..."

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