sow thistle

noun \ˈsa-\

Definition of SOW THISTLE

:  any of a genus (Sonchus) of spiny weedy Eurasian and African composite herbs including some (as S. arvensis and S. oleraceus) widely naturalized in North America

First Known Use of SOW THISTLE

13th century


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