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chafeweed Explained

Chafeweed at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Chafeweed \Chafe"weed`\, n. (Bot.)
The cudweed ({Gnaphalium}), used to prevent or cure chafing.

chafeweed at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

chafeweed
n : weedy perennial of north temperate regions having woolly
foliage and dirty white flowers in a leafy spike [syn: {wood
cudweed}, {Gnaphalium sylvaticum}]

chafeweed at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Inter: compound » chafe|weed

Noun

Inter: en-noun » -
  • The cudweed (Gnaphalium), used to prevent or cure chafing.

  • Inter: Webster 191 » 3