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weed

See cannabis.

weed

Drug slang Marijuana, see there.

weed

any plant that competes for resources with a plant of importance to man and which is therefore regarded as a nuisance. Weeds usually have a high VIABILITY and can use up disproportionate amounts of water, sunlight and nutrients. Where the weed is of a different plant type from the crop plant (e.g. the weed might be a DICOTYLEDON, such as ragwort, the crop a MONOCOTYLEDON such as wheat) selective HERBICIDES are available which are effective against only broad-leaved plants.

weed

1. a plant growing out of place.
2. of horses, see sporadic lymphangitis.

noxious weed (1)
a plant defined by law as being particularly undesirable, invasive and difficult to control.

Patient discussion about weed

Q. is smoking weed bad for me? what can it do to me if it so?

A. all illegal drugs are bad,weed can cause memory loss,low sex drive,dependency,etc.it also causes family problems,and its ILLEGAL.

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