Acantholimon

noun
Acan·​tho·​li·​mon | \ əˌkan(t)thəˈlīˌmän, -mən\

Definition of Acantholimon

: a genus of perennial evergreen herbs (family Plumbaginaceae) of southeastern Europe to central Asia having stiff basal leaves and small stalked heads of white or rosy flowers — see prickly thrift

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First Known Use of Acantholimon

1849, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Acantholimon

New Latin, from acanth- + Limonium

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