One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Any of a number of plants with a strong or fetid smell, e.g. jimson weed.
- ‘Stringy stinkweed is another name for this plant, but I don't favour that.’
- ‘I bet you didn't know that stinkweed and wild green apples had healing quality to them!’
- ‘He says that this species is called stinkweed or kaki weed and that it is often grown as a culinary herb in parts of S. America and southern states of the USA.’
- ‘They get themselves into a patch of stinkweed, and the residents of Birdwell Island are more than happy to clean them up.’
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