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thistle

  

      n  
1    any of numerous plants of the genus Cirsium, having prickly-edged leaves, pink, purple, yellow, or white dense flower heads, and feathery hairs on the seeds: family Compositae (composites)  
2    any of various similar or related plants, such as the star thistle  
3    a thistle, or a representation of one, as the national emblem of Scotland  
     (Old English thistel, related to Old Saxon, Old High German thistil, Old Norse thistill)  
  thistly      adj  


Canada thistle  
      n      the U.S. and Canadian name for       creeping thistle  
creeping thistle  
      n   a weedy Eurasian thistle, Cirsium arvense, common as a fast-spreading weed in the U.S.,   (U.S. and Canadian name)    Canada thistle  
milk thistle  
      n      another name for       sow thistle  
Order of the Thistle  
      n   an ancient Scottish order of knighthood revived by James VII of Scotland in 1687. It consists of the sovereign, 16 knights brethren, and extra members created by statute. It is the equivalent of the Order of the Garter, and is usually conferred on Scots,   (Also called)    the Thistle  
sow thistle  
      n   any of various plants of the Old World genus Sonchus, esp. S. oleraceus, having milky juice, prickly leaves, and heads of yellow flowers: family Compositae (composites),   (Also called)    milk thistle     (N.Z.)   puha     (N.Z.)   rauriki  
     (C13: from sugethistel, perhaps variant of Old English thugethistel, thuthistel thowthistle, a dialect name of the sow thistle. See sow2, thistle)  
star thistle  
      n   any of several plants of the genus Centaurea, esp. C. calcitrapa, of Eurasia, which has spiny purplish flower heads: family Compositae (composites)  
   See also       centaury       2  
     (C16: so called because it has a thistle-shaped flower surrounded by radiating spines)  
Thistle  
      n  
the  
1       See       Order of the Thistle  
2    sometimes not cap  
a    the emblem of this Order  
b    membership of this Order  
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Thistle  
      n  
the  
1       See       Order of the Thistle  
2    sometimes not cap  
a    the emblem of this Order  
b    membership of this Order  


Canada thistle  
      n      the U.S. and Canadian name for       creeping thistle  
creeping thistle  
      n   a weedy Eurasian thistle, Cirsium arvense, common as a fast-spreading weed in the U.S.,   (U.S. and Canadian name)    Canada thistle  
milk thistle  
      n      another name for       sow thistle  
Order of the Thistle  
      n   an ancient Scottish order of knighthood revived by James VII of Scotland in 1687. It consists of the sovereign, 16 knights brethren, and extra members created by statute. It is the equivalent of the Order of the Garter, and is usually conferred on Scots,   (Also called)    the Thistle  
sow thistle  
      n   any of various plants of the Old World genus Sonchus, esp. S. oleraceus, having milky juice, prickly leaves, and heads of yellow flowers: family Compositae (composites),   (Also called)    milk thistle     (N.Z.)   puha     (N.Z.)   rauriki  
     (C13: from sugethistel, perhaps variant of Old English thugethistel, thuthistel thowthistle, a dialect name of the sow thistle. See sow2, thistle)  
star thistle  
      n   any of several plants of the genus Centaurea, esp. C. calcitrapa, of Eurasia, which has spiny purplish flower heads: family Compositae (composites)  
   See also       centaury       2  
     (C16: so called because it has a thistle-shaped flower surrounded by radiating spines)  
thistle  
      n  
1    any of numerous plants of the genus Cirsium, having prickly-edged leaves, pink, purple, yellow, or white dense flower heads, and feathery hairs on the seeds: family Compositae (composites)  
2    any of various similar or related plants, such as the star thistle  
3    a thistle, or a representation of one, as the national emblem of Scotland  
     (Old English thistel, related to Old Saxon, Old High German thistil, Old Norse thistill)  
  thistly      adj  

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