HyperDic: cirsium_vulgare

English > 1 sense of the expression Cirsium vulgare:
NOUNplantCirsium vulgare, bull thistle, boar thistle, spear thistle, Cirsium lanceolatumEuropean thistle with rather large heads and prickly leaves
English > Cirsium vulgare: 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 lanceolatum
Broaderplume thistle, plumed thistleAny of numerous biennial to perennial herbs with handsome purple or yellow or occasionally white flower heads

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