from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of several plants of the genus Eryngium of the parsley family, especially E. yuccifolium of central and eastern North America, once thought effective against rattlesnake venom and having narrow spiny leaves and clusters of small whitish flowers.
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- noun coarse prickly perennial eryngo of United States thought to cure rattlesnake bite
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