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knot·weed

 (nŏt′wēd′)
n.
Any of various low-growing or shrubby plants of the family Polyganaceae, having jointed stems and small flowers.

knotweed

(ˈnɒtˌwiːd)
n
(Plants) any of several polygonaceous plants of the genus Polygonum, having small flowers and jointed stems

knot•weed

(ˈnɒtˌwid)

n.
any of several knotty-stemmed plants belonging to the genus Polygonum, of the buckwheat family.
[1570–80]
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RESIDENTS of a Coventry street where the dreaded Japanese knotweed has been found have been warned they could be fined thousands of pounds if they don't stop it spreading.
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