Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a genus of annual or perennial Old World prickly thistles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of erect herbs, natural order Compositæ, resembling the thistles (Cnicus), from which they are distinguished by the fact that the bristles of the pappus are not plumose.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. genus of annual or perennial Old World prickly thistles

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.