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Any of various herbs of the genera Cerastium and Stellaria of the pink family, especially S. media, a cosmopolitan weed having small white flowers with deeply notched petals.
[So called because it is eaten by chickens.]
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1. (Plants) any of various caryophyllaceous plants of the genus Stellaria, esp S. media, a common garden weed with small white flowers
2. (Plants) mouse-ear chickweed any of various similar and related plants of the genus Cerastium
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any of various plants of the genera Stellaria and Cerastium, of the pink family, as S. media, a common Old World weed whose leaves and seeds are relished by birds.
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|Noun||1.||chickweed - any of various plants of the genus Stellaria|
common chickweed, Stellaria media - a common low-growing annual garden weed with small white flowers; cosmopolitan; so-called because it is eaten by chickens
greater stitchwort, starwort, Stellaria holostea, stitchwort - low-growing north temperate herb having small white star-shaped flowers; named for its alleged ability to ease sharp pains in the side
|2.||chickweed - any of various plants related to the common chickweed|
Cerastium arvense, field chickweed, field mouse-ear - densely tufted perennial chickweed of north temperate zone
Cerastium tomentosum, love-in-a-mist, snow-in-summer - chickweed with hairy silver-grey leaves and rather large white flowers
Alpine mouse-ear, Arctic mouse-ear, Cerastium alpinum - widespread in the Arctic and on mountains in Europe
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chickweed[ˈtʃɪkwiːd] N → pamplina f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
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chickweed[ˈtʃɪkˌwiːd] n (Bot) → centonchio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
chickweedn (bot) pamplina, alsine m
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