HyperDic: cnicus

English > 1 sense of the word Cnicus:
NOUNplantCnicus, genus Cnicusone species
English > Cnicus: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningOne species: blessed thistle.
Synonymgenus Cnicus
Member ofCompositae, family Compositae, Asteraceae, family Asteraceae, aster familyplants with heads composed of many florets
Membersblessed thistle, sweet sultan, Cnicus benedictusannual of Mediterranean to Portugal having hairy stems and minutely spiny-toothed leaves and large heads of yellow flowers
Broaderasterid dicot genusgenus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
Spanishcnicus, genus cnicus
Catalancnicus, genus cnicus

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