white thistle

noun
1. any plant of the genus Argemone having large white or yellow flowers and prickly leaves and stems and pods; chiefly of tropical America
Syn: ↑prickly poppy, ↑argemone, ↑devil's fig
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Hyponyms: ↑Mexican poppy, ↑Argemone mexicana
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Argemone
2. spiny shrub with silvery-scurfy foliage of alkaline plains of southwestern United States and Mexico
Hypernyms: ↑saltbush

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