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mayweed

mayweed


may·weed  (mwd)
n.
A widespread weed (Anthemis cotula) having rank-smelling, bipinnately divided leaves and white-rayed flower heads. Also called stinking chamomile.

[Middle English maythe weed, mayyen wed, alteration (influenced by May and maiden) of maithe, from Old English mægtha.]
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