genus Cnicus

noun
one species: blessed thistle
Syn: ↑Cnicus
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms: ↑blessed thistle, ↑sweet sultan, ↑Cnicus benedictus

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  • Cnicus — n. a genus of plants having only one species, the blessed thistle. Syn: genus {Cnicus}. [WordNet 1.5] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cnicus — Blessed thistle redirects here. For blessed milk thistle , see Silybum marianum. Cnicus benedictus Scientific classification Kingdom: Plant …   Wikipedia

  • Cnicus — noun one species: blessed thistle • Syn: ↑genus Cnicus • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cnicus — ID 20431 Symbol Key CNICU Common Name cnicus Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CA, CT, FL, GA, ID, IL, MA, MD, MS, NC, NY, OR, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI Growth… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Cnicus benedictus — noun annual of Mediterranean to Portugal having hairy stems and minutely spiny toothed leaves and large heads of yellow flowers • Syn: ↑blessed thistle, ↑sweet sultan • Hypernyms: ↑thistle • Member Holonyms: ↑Cnicus, ↑genus Cnicus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cnicus benedictus — ID 20432 Symbol Key CNBE Common Name blessed thistle Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CA, CT, FL, GA, ID, IL, MA, MD, MS, NC, NY, OR, SC, TN, TX …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Cnicus arvensis — Thistle This tle, n. [OE. thistil, AS. [thorn]istel; akin to D. & G. distel, OHG. distila, distil, Icel. [thorn]istill, Sw. tistel, Dan. tidsel; of uncertain origin.] (Bot.) Any one of several prickly composite plants, especially those of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cnicus lanceolatus — Thistle This tle, n. [OE. thistil, AS. [thorn]istel; akin to D. & G. distel, OHG. distila, distil, Icel. [thorn]istill, Sw. tistel, Dan. tidsel; of uncertain origin.] (Bot.) Any one of several prickly composite plants, especially those of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cnicus — Cni·cus (niґkəs) [Gr. knēkos safflower] a genus of European herbs of the family Compositae; C. benedicґtus (blessed thistle) is medicinal …   Medical dictionary

  • asterid dicot genus — noun genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Achillea, ↑Acroclinium, ↑genus Acroclinium, ↑Ageratina, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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