from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A prickly Eurasian plant (Dipsacus fullonum) having bristly flower heads used by fullers to raise the nap on cloth.
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- n. similar to the common teasel and similarly used; widespread in Europe and North Africa and western Asia; naturalized in United States
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