HyperDic: melancholy_thistle

English > 1 sense of the expression melancholy thistle:
NOUNplantmelancholy thistle, Cirsium heterophylum, Cirsium helenioidesperennial stoloniferous thistle of northern Europe with lanceolate basal leaves and usually solitary heads of reddish-purple flowers
English > melancholy thistle: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningperennial stoloniferous thistle of northern Europe with lanceolate basal leaves and usually solitary heads of reddish-purple flowers.
SynonymsCirsium heterophylum, Cirsium helenioides
BroaderthistleAny of numerous plants of the family Compositae and especially of the genera ... / genera Carduus and Cirsium and Onopordum having prickly-edged leaves

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