bear's-breech definition

  • noun:
    • Alternative kind of bear's-breech.
    • The English cow parsnip (Heracleum sphondylium)
    • a widely cultivated southern European acanthus (Acanthus mollis) with whitish purple-veined plants. See Acanthus, n., 1.
    • The English name of Acanthus spinosus. See Acanthus.
    • The cow-parsnip, Heracleum Sphondylium: so named on account of its roughness.
    • extensively cultivated southern European acanthus with whitish purple-veined plants
    • Alternative type of bear's-breech.
    • The English cow parsnip (Heracleum sphondylium)
    • a widely cultivated southern European acanthus (Acanthus mollis) with whitish purple-veined blossoms. See Acanthus, n., 1.
    • The English title of Acanthus spinosus. See Acanthus.
    • The cow-parsnip, Heracleum Sphondylium: so called because of its roughness.
    • commonly cultivated south European acanthus with whitish purple-veined plants

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