Definition of Markweed

1. Noun. Climbing plant common in eastern and central United States with ternate leaves and greenish flowers followed by white berries; yields an irritating oil that causes a rash on contact.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Markweed

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Literary usage of Markweed

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1. A Manual of Weeds: With Descriptions of All the Most Pernicious and by Ada Eljiva Georgia (1914)
"... Black Mercury, markweed. Native. Perennial. Propagates by seeds and by rootstocks. Time of bloom: Late May to July. Seed-time: Fruits attain full size ..."

2. Nature Study and Life by Clifton Fremont Hodge (1902)
"... considerable suffering, sickness, and death year by year. Poison Ivy, Rhus radicans. — [Poison oak, three-leaved ivy, mercury, black mercury, markweed, ..."

3. Civic Biology: Textbook of Problems, Local and National, that Can be Solved by Clifton Fremont Hodge, Jean Dawson (1918)
"Increase the list by wider observation. Poison ivy — Rhus radicans [poison oak, three-leaved ivy, mercury, black mercury, markweed, ..."

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