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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Groundsel  \Ground"sel\,  n.  [OE.  grundswilie  AS  grundeswylige 
  grundeswelge  earlier  gundiswilge  gund  matter,  pus  +  swelgan 
  to  swallow.  So  named  as  being  good  for  a  running  from  the 
  eye.  See  {Swallow},  v.]  (Bot.) 
  An  annual  composite  plant  ({Senecio  vulgaris}),  one  of  the 
  most  common  and  widely  distributed  weeds  on  the  globe. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Groundsel  \Ground"sel\,  Groundsill  \Ground"sill`\,  n.  [Ground  + 
  sill.] 
  See  {Ground  plate} 
  (a),  under  {Ground} 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  groundsel 
  n  :  Eurasian  weed  with  heads  of  small  yellow  flowers  [syn:  {Senecio 
  vulgaris}] 




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