Definition of Chickweed

1. Noun. Any of various plants of the genus Stellaria.




2. Noun. Any of various plants related to the common chickweed.

Definition of Chickweed

1. n. The name of several caryophyllaceous weeds, especially Stellaria media, the seeds and flower buds of which are a favorite food of small birds.

Definition of Chickweed

1. Noun. Any of several small-leaved herbs of the genera ''Cerastium'' and ''Stellaria'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chickweed

1. [n -S]

Chickweed Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Chickweed Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Chickweed

chickenyards
chickeree
chickhood
chicklet
chicklets
chicklike
chickling
chickories
chickory
chickpea
chickpea plant
chickpeas
chicks
chicks before dicks
chicks with dicks
chickweed (current term)
chickweed phlox
chickweed wintergreen
chickweeds
chicky
chicle
chicle gum
chiclero
chiclero ulcer
chicleros
chicles
chiclet keyboard
chiclet keyboards
chicly
chicness

Literary usage of Chickweed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Life-zone Indicators in California by Harvey Monroe Hall, Marcos Sastre, William Hamilton Gibson, Joseph Grinnell (1919)
"I recall a beautiful episode from one of my winter walks long ago, in which the lowly chickweed won my gratitude. I was skirting the borders of a swamp ..."

2. Familiar Wild Flowers by Frederick Edward Hulme (1902)
"S we were one day in the spring walking along a field path we • saw great portions of the arable land in full possession of this little plant, the chickweed ..."

3. An Elementary Text-book of the Microscope: Including a Description of the by John William Griffith (1864)
"Petal of chickweed. 26. Sepal of chickweed. 28. Epidermis of Deutzia. 27. ... Epidermis of petal of chickweed. 34. Hairs of calyx of chickweed. 35. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Chickweed

Search for Chickweed on Dictionary.com!Search for Chickweed on Thesaurus.com!Search for Chickweed on Google!Search for Chickweed on Wikipedia!

Search