Definition of Smartweed

1. n. An acrid plant of the genus Polygonum (P. Hydropiper), which produces smarting if applied where the skin is tender.



Definition of Smartweed

1. Noun. Any of more than a dozen species of the genus Polygonum. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Smartweed

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Medical Definition of Smartweed

1. An acrid plant of the genus Polygonum (P. Hydropiper), which produces smarting if applied where the skin is tender. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Smartweed

smarties
smarting
smarting off
smartish
smartly
smartmouth
smartmouthed
smartmouthing
smartmouths
smartness
smartnesses
smartphone
smartphones
smarts
smarts off
smartweed (current term)
smartweeds
smarty
smarty pants
smarty pantses
smartypants
smash
smash-mouth
smash-up
smash and grab
smash and grabs
smash down
smash hit
smash the stack
smash up

Literary usage of Smartweed

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1. Among the Moths and Butterflies: A Revised and Enlarged Edition of "Insect by Julia Perkins Ballard (1902)
"THE 'smartweed CATERPILLAR. « ON the 25th of May, 1878, a bright-colored caterpillar, which I had found on the smartweed, made a cocoon. It was very thin, ..."

2. Report of the Illinois State Entomologist Concerning Operations Under the by Illinois State Entomologist (1905)
"162, a) one and a fourth to one and a half inches long, black, striped and spotted with yellowish, especially common on smartweed and willow but also ..."

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