Definition of mayweed in English:

mayweed

noun

  • A plant of the daisy family that typically grows as a weed of fields and waste ground.

    Several species in the family Compositae, in particular stinking mayweed (Anthemis cotula)

Pronunciation

mayweed

/ˈmāˌwēd/ /ˈmeɪˌwid/

Origin

Mid 16th century from maythe(n), an earlier name for this plant (in Old English mægethe, magothe), + weed.