masculine noun
1. (unwanted plant) (South America) 
a. weed 
Desde que el jardinero dejó de venir crecieron yuyos en el patio.Ever since the gardener stopped coming, weeds have grown in the backyard.
2. (medicinal plant) (South America) 
a. herb 
Te haré una infusión de este yuyo, que sirve para parar el dolor de cabeza.I'll make you some tea with this herb, which is used to stop headaches.
1. (mala hierba) (Southern Cone) 
a. weed 
2. (medicinal) 
a. medicinal herb 
3. (silvestre) (Andes) 
a. wild herb 
yuyo (Latinoamérica)
1 (planta silvestre) weed; (planta medicinal) herb; medicinal plant; (condimento) herb flavouring o flavoring; (EEUU) (And) cooking herb
estar como un yuyo (S. Cone) to be wet (familiar)
2 (And) (emplasto) herbal poultice
3 yuyos (Centroamérica) (ampollas) blisters on the feet
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