genus Onopordon

noun
a genus of Eurasian herbs of the family Compositae with prickly foliage and large purplish flowers
Syn: ↑Onopordum, ↑genus Onopordum, ↑Onopordon
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family

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  • Onopordon — noun a genus of Eurasian herbs of the family Compositae with prickly foliage and large purplish flowers • Syn: ↑Onopordum, ↑genus Onopordum, ↑genus Onopordon • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Onopordum — noun a genus of Eurasian herbs of the family Compositae with prickly foliage and large purplish flowers • Syn: ↑Onopordum, ↑Onopordon, ↑genus Onopordon • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Onopordon acanthium — noun biennial Eurasian white hairy thistle having pale purple flowers; naturalized in North America • Syn: ↑cotton thistle, ↑woolly thistle, ↑Scotch thistle, ↑Onopordum acanthium • Hypernyms: ↑thistle • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Onopordon Acanthium — 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

  • 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

  • aster family — noun plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia • Syn: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Asteraceae — noun plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia • Syn: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Compositae — noun plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia • Syn: ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Asteraceae — noun plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia • Syn: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑aster family • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Compositae — noun plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia • Syn: ↑Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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