from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An eastern Asian vine (Pueraria lobata) having compound leaves and clusters of reddish-purple flowers. It is grown for fodder, forage, and root starch, and is a widespread weed in the southeast United States.
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- n. An Asian vine grown as a root starch and sometimes considered a noxious weed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. fast-growing vine from eastern Asia having tuberous starchy roots and hairy trifoliate leaves and racemes of purple flowers followed by long hairy pods containing many seeds; grown for fodder and forage and root starch; widespread in the southern United States
There's a plant known as kudzu, which is widely hated in the south because it takes over cropland.
Wrapped in kudzu and soaked in whiskey, his stories make me homesick, make me crave fried okra and sweetened ice tea.
Can you imagine how beautiful Mount Garcia (to say nothing of El Chante) would be covered in kudzu?
The kudzu is thick and green, the woods dark and full of secrets.
"This is the first report investigating the potential for long-term kudzu supplementation to decrease these interacting factors of the metabolic syndrome in an animal model," stated the researchers.
He's running what NPR's Frank James has characterized as a "kudzu campaign."
The second issue is what we've come to call kudzu: the spread of comment threads from a small number of commenters that are dozens of entries in length and thousands of words long.
Google News keeps spreading as rapidly as kudzu - Image by SESConferenceSeries via Flickr Google News is like kudzu, which is known as "the vine that ate the South" because of its out-of-control growth in the Southeastern United States.
The hardware detection is provided by Red Hat�s kudzu, which is generally excellent.
It is the first time Connecticut scientists have used a biological control to combat this fast-growing weed, which is known as the kudzu of the North, although scientists in Delaware,
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