chickweed chickweed

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of various plants of the genus Stellaria
  2. (n) any of various plants related to the common chickweed

Usage(s):

  1. The truth of the tale has yet to be proved, but common chickweed seeds have germinated after lying dormant for more than three decades; Oriental lotus seeds, after about 1,000 years.
  2. It is also deadly to poison ivy, poison oak, sumac, horse nettle, chickweed, thistles, plaintain, dandelions, ragweed.
  3. Soon they were expected to launch a well-publicized attack on the corruption which, under Congress Party rule, spread through the Kerala state government like chickweed.

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