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  Definition of ragweed
  1. any of numerous chiefly North American weedy plants constituting the genus Ambrosia that produce highly allergenic pollen responsible for much hay fever and asthma
  2. widespread European weed having yellow daisylike flowers; sometimes an obnoxious weed and toxic to cattle if consumed in quantity
Similar Words: ambrosia, bitterweed, ragwort, tansy ragwort, benweed, Senecio jacobaea

 

Hyponyms: common ragweed, Ambrosia artemisiifolia, great ragweed, Ambrosia trifida, western ragweed, perennial ragweed, Ambrosia psilostachya

 

Member Meronyms: genus Ambrosia, Senecio, genus Senecio

 

 
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