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Milk thistle

Milk thistle Meaning & Definition
Milk thistle Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Milk thistle?

[n] tall Old World biennial thistle with large clasping white-blotched leaves and purple flower heads; naturalized in California and South America
[n] any of several Old World coarse prickly-leaved shrubs and subshrubs having milky juice and yellow flowers; widely naturalized; often noxious weeds in cultivated soil

Synonyms | Synonyms for Milk thistle: blessed thistle | holy thistle | lady's thistle | Our Lady's mild thistle | Silybum marianum | sow thistle

Related Terms | Find terms related to Milk thistle:

See Also | bush | genus Silybum | genus Sonchus | herb | herbaceous plant | milkweed | shrub | Silybum | Sonchus | Sonchus oleraceus

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