blessed thistle definition

  • noun:
    • An annual, yellow-flowered, thistlelike Mediterranean natural herb (Cnicus benedictus) into the composite family members, utilized in natural medicine.
    • Carduus benedictus, so named because it ended up being formerly considered an antidote toward bite of venomous animals.
    • tall Old World biennial thistle with huge clasping white-blotched leaves and purple rose minds; naturalized in California and South America
    • annual of Mediterranean to Portugal having hairy stems and minutely spiny-toothed leaves and large minds of yellowish flowers
    • a yearly, yellow-flowered, thistlelike Mediterranean herb (Cnicus benedictus) within the composite family members, used in organic medication.
    • Carduus benedictus, so-named since it had been previously considered an antidote into bite of venomous animals.
    • tall Old World biennial thistle with large clasping white-blotched leaves and purple rose heads; naturalized in California and south usa
    • annual of Mediterranean to Portugal having hairy stems and minutely spiny-toothed leaves and large heads of yellowish blossoms
  • others:
    • See under thistle.
    • view under thistle.

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