from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a species of thistle (Carduus nutans), having fine large flowers, and leaves smelling strongly of musk.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. Eurasian perennial naturalized in eastern North America having very spiny white cottony foliage and nodding musky crimson flower heads; valuable source of nectar
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