HyperDic: cirsium_lanceolatum

English > 1 sense of the expression Cirsium lanceolatum:
NOUNplantCirsium lanceolatum, bull thistle, boar thistle, spear thistle, Cirsium vulgareEuropean thistle with rather large heads and prickly leaves
English > Cirsium lanceolatum: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningEuropean thistle with rather large heads and prickly leaves; extensively naturalized as a weed in the United States.
Synonymsbull thistle, boar thistle, spear thistle, Cirsium vulgare
Broaderplume thistle, plumed thistleAny of numerous biennial to perennial herbs with handsome purple or yellow or occasionally white flower heads

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