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hog·weed

 (hôg′wēd′, hŏg′-)
n.
1. Any of various coarse weedy plants of the genus Heracleum of the parsley family, having divided leaves and small flowers in umbels, and including several species that are phototoxic.
2. Any of various other coarse weeds, such as horseweed or ragweed.

hogweed

(ˈhɒɡˌwiːd)
n
(Plants) any of several coarse weedy umbelliferous plants, esp cow parsnip. See also giant hogweed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hogweed - tall coarse plant having thick stems and cluster of white to purple flowershogweed - tall coarse plant having thick stems and cluster of white to purple flowers
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Heracleum, Heracleum - widely distributed genus of plants with usually thick rootstocks and large umbels of white flowers
Translations

hogweed

[ˈhɒgˌwiːd] npanace m, sedano dei prati
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