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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several plants of the genus Centaurea, especially C. calcitrapa, native to Eurasia, having spiny purplish flower heads.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an annual composite plant (Centaurea solstitialis) having the involucre armed with stout radiating spines.
  • n. a species of Centaurea. See Centaurea.

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