HyperDic: onopordum_acanthium

English > 1 sense of the expression Onopordum acanthium:
NOUNplantOnopordum acanthium, cotton thistle, woolly thistle, Scotch thistle, Onopordon acanthiumbiennial Eurasian white hairy thistle having pale purple flowers
English > Onopordum acanthium: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningbiennial Eurasian white hairy thistle having pale purple flowers; naturalized in North America.
Synonymscotton thistle, woolly thistle, Scotch thistle, Onopordon acanthium
Member ofOnopordum, genus Onopordum, Onopordon, genus OnopordonA genus of Eurasian herbs of the family Compositae with prickly foliage and large purplish flowers
BroaderthistleAny of numerous plants of the family Compositae and especially of the genera ... / genera Carduus and Cirsium and Onopordum having prickly-edged leaves
Spanishcardo borriqueño, cardo borriquero, cardo yesquero, toba
Catalanbufassa, cardiga

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