from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See clearweed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Pilea pumila, a herb of the nettle family with a smooth, juicy, pellucid stem.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An herb (Pilea pumila) of the Nettle family, having a smooth, juicy, pellucid stem; -- called also clearweed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See horse-balm.
  • n. Same as clearweed.
  • n. The great ragweed, Ambrosia trifida; also, less properly, the common ragweed or hogweed, A. artemisiæfolia.
  • n. The white snakeroot or white sanicle, Eupatorium ageratoides.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a plants of the genus Pilea having drooping green flower clusters and smooth translucent stems and leaves
  • n. erect perennial strong-scented with serrate pointed leaves and a loose panicle of yellowish flowers; the eastern United States


rich +‎ weed (Wiktionary)


  • Isabelle liked the names of the plants—bugwort, richweed, squawroot, dog rose—but quickly scrambled the various uses and doses and preparations.

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