Definition of Knotweed

1. n. See Knotgrass.



Definition of Knotweed

1. Noun. Any of several plants of the genus ''Polygonum'', with jointed stems and inconspicuous flowers ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Knotweed

1. a common weed [n -S]

Medical Definition of Knotweed

1. See Knotrass. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knotweed

knotted
knotted marjoram
knottedness
knotter
knotters
knottier
knottiest
knottily
knottiness
knottinesses
knotting
knottings
knottle
knotty
knotty pine
knotweed (current term)
knotweeds
knotwork
knotworks
knotwort
knotworts
knouleche
knout
knouted
knouting
knoutings
knouts
know'd
know-all

Literary usage of Knotweed

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1. Seed Dispersal by William James Beal (1898)
"Three devices of Virginia knotweed. — A perennial plant, four to five feet high, grows on low land, usually in the shade. It is Polygonum Virginicum, ..."

2. The Fairyland of Flowers: A Popular Illustrated Botany by Mara Louise Pratt-Chadwick (1890)
"PENNSYLVANIA knotweed. —The stem is upright and grows from one to three feet high. ... LADY'S THUMB knotweed. —The stems are like those of the Pennsylvania ..."

3. The Fairyland of Flowers: A Popular Illustrated Botany for the Home and School by Mara Louise Pratt-Chadwick (1890)
"PENNSYLVANIA knotweed. —The stem is upright and grows from one to three feet high. ... LADY'S THUMB knotweed. —The stems are like those uf the Pennsylvania ..."

4. Settler's Guide and Farmer's Handbook by Western Australia Dept. of Agriculture, L. Lindley-Cowen (1897)
"... and in rich, moist soils may be cut for hay. The hay is nutritious, containing n per cent, of crude protein. Polygonum sachalinense (Giant knotweed ..."

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