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knawel

 (nôl)
n.
A low-growing, weedy Eurasian annual (Scleranthus annuus) in the pink family, having narrow leaves and inconspicuous green flowers.

[German Knäuel, from Middle High German kliuwel, kniuwel, diminutive of kliuwe, ball of yarn, from Old High German kliuwa.]

knawel

(ˈnɔːəl)
n
(Plants) any of several Old World caryophyllaceous plants of the genus Scleranthus, having heads of minute petal-less flowers
[C16: from German Knauel, literally: ball of yarn, from Old High German kliuwa ball]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.knawel - widely distributed low-growing Eurasian herb having narrow leaves and inconspicuous green flowers
genus Scleranthus, Scleranthus - small genus of Old World weedy prostrate annuals: knawel
weed - any plant that crowds out cultivated plants
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