HyperDic: sweet_sultan

English > 3 senses of the expression sweet sultan:
NOUNplantsweet sultan, blessed thistle, Cnicus benedictusannual of Mediterranean to Portugal having hairy stems and minutely spiny-toothed leaves and large heads of yellow flowers
plantsweet sultan, Centaurea imperialisperennial of mountains of Iran and Iraq
plantsweet sultan, Amberboa moschata, Centaurea moschataAsian plant widely grown for its sweetly fragrant pink flowers
English > sweet sultan: 3 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningannual of Mediterranean to Portugal having hairy stems and minutely spiny-toothed leaves and large heads of yellow flowers.
Synonymsblessed thistle, Cnicus benedictus
Member ofCnicus, genus CnicusOne species
BroaderthistleAny of numerous plants of the family Compositae and especially of the genera ... / genera Carduus and Cirsium and Onopordum having prickly-edged leaves
English > sweet sultan: 3 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningperennial of mountains of Iran and Iraq; cultivated for its fragrant rose-pink flowers.
SynonymCentaurea imperialis
Member ofCentaurea, genus Centaureaknapweed
BroaderflowerA plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
English > sweet sultan: 3 senses > noun 3, plant
MeaningAsian plant widely grown for its sweetly fragrant pink flowers; sometimes placed in genus Centaurea.
SynonymsAmberboa moschata, Centaurea moschata
Member ofAmberboa, genus Amberboaherbs of Mediterranean to central Asia cultivated for their flowers
BroaderflowerA plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms

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