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Any of various plants in the composite family, especially of the genus Gnaphalium, having woolly leaves and small whitish or yellowish flower heads.
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1. (Plants) any of various temperate woolly plants of the genus Gnaphalium, having clusters of whitish or yellow button-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
2. (Plants) any of several similar and related plants of the genus Filago, esp F. germanica
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any of the composite plants of the genus Gnaphalium, having woolly leaves and tubular flowers.
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|Noun||1.||cudweed - any of numerous plants of the genus Gnaphalium having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color|
everlasting, everlasting flower - any of various plants of various genera of the family Compositae having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color
genus Gnaphalium, Gnaphalium - large widely distributed genus of coarse hairy herbs with whitish involucres
|2.||cudweed - any plant of the genus Filago having capitate clusters of small woolly flower heads|
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Filago - genus of small woolly herbs
|3.||cudweed - perennial cottony-white herb of southwestern United States|
mugwort - any of several weedy composite plants of the genus Artemisia
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