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charlock


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Charlock  \Char"lock\,  n.  [AS.  cerlic;  the  latter  part  perh.  fr 
  AS  le['a]c  leek.  Cf  {Hemlock}.]  (Bot.) 
  A  cruciferous  plant  ({Brassica  sinapistrum})  with  yellow 
  flowers;  wild  mustard.  It  is  troublesome  in  grain  fields. 
  Called  also  {chardock},  {chardlock},  {chedlock},  and 
  {kedlock}. 
 
  {Jointed  charlock},  {White  charlock},  a  troublesome  weed 
  ({Raphanus  Raphanistrum})  with  straw-colored,  whitish,  or 
  purplish  flowers,  and  jointed  pods:  wild  radish. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  charlock 
  n  :  weedy  Eurasian  plant  often  a  pest  in  grain  fields  [syn:  {field 
  mustard},  {wild  mustard},  {chadlock},  {Brassica  kaber},  {Sinapis 
  arvensis}] 




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