Scotch thistle

Scotch thistle
noun
biennial Eurasian white hairy thistle having pale purple flowers; naturalized in North America
Hypernyms: ↑thistle
Member Holonyms: ↑Onopordum, ↑genus Onopordum, ↑Onopordon, ↑genus Onopordon

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized S
1. : any of several European thistles
2. [so called from its use as the national emblem of Scotland] : cotton thistle

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a tall, prickly plant, Onopordum acanthium, native to Eurasia, having stems and leaves covered with cottony down and solitary purple flower heads: the national emblem of Scotland.
Also called cotton thistle.

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Scotch thistle noun
The cotton thistle, national emblem of Scotland (not native)
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  • Scotch thistle — 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

  • Scotch thistle — dygliuotoji kardažolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Onopordum acanthium), paplitęs pietų Europoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Onopordum acanthium angl. cotton thistle; cotton …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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  • Scotch thistle — kryminė kardažolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Onopordum tauricum), paplitęs Kryme, Turkijoje, Bulgarijoje ir Graikijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Onopordum tauricum angl. Scotch thistle šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Scotch thistle — /skɒtʃ ˈθɪsəl/ (say skoch thisuhl) noun 1. a large biennial thistle, Onopordum acanthium, widespread in Europe and western Asia, and introduced into Scotland where it became the national emblem. 2. → spear thistle …  

  • Scotch thistle — a tall, prickly plant, Onopordum acanthium, native to Eurasia, having stems and leaves covered with cottony down and solitary purple flower heads: the national emblem of Scotland. Also called cotton thistle. * * * …   Universalium

  • Scotch — Scotch, a. [Cf. {Scottish}.] Of or pertaining to Scotland, its language, or its inhabitants; Scottish. [1913 Webster] {Scotch broom} (Bot.), the {Cytisus scoparius}. See {Broom}. {Scotch dipper}, or {Scotch duck} (Zo[ o]l.), the bufflehead;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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