Definition of Richweed

1. Noun. Erect perennial strong-scented with serrate pointed leaves and a loose panicle of yellowish flowers; the eastern United States.




2. Noun. A plants of the genus Pilea having drooping green flower clusters and smooth translucent stems and leaves.
Exact synonyms: Clearweed, Dead Nettle, Pilea Pumilla
Generic synonyms: Nettle
Group relationships: Genus Pilea, Pilea

Definition of Richweed

1. n. An herb (Pilea pumila) of the Nettle family, having a smooth, juicy, pellucid stem; -- called also clearweed.

Definition of Richweed

1. Noun. ''Pilea pumila'', a herb of the nettle family with a smooth, juicy, pellucid stem. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Richweed

1. a flowering plant [n -S]

Medical Definition of Richweed

1. An herb (Pilea pumila) of the Nettle family, having a smooth, juicy, pellucid stem. Synonym: clearweed. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Richweed

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Literary usage of Richweed

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1. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"... in axillary branching clusters or paniculate corymbs, which are shorter than the petioles. Very properly separated from the genus Url'tca. richweed. ..."

2. Origin and History of All the Pharmacopeial Vegetable Drugs, Chemicals and by John Uri Lloyd (1921)
"Still another common name was richweed, given by Gronovius, 1752, because the plant ... But the name "richweed" is now given by botanists to Pilea pumila, ..."

3. Bulletin by North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (Fargo) (1899)
"Williston 369, Bottineau. AMBROSIA TRIFIDA L. Great Ragweed. King-head. Tall Ambrosia. Horseweed. Bitter-weed. Crown-seed. Wild Hemp. richweed. Horse-cane. ..."

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