Echinops

noun Ech·i·nops \ ˈekəˌnäps ; ə̇ˈkīˌnäps , ēˈ- , eˈ- \

Definition of Echinops

: a large genus of Mediterranean herbs (family Compositae) comprising the globe thistles that have one-flowered heads aggregated in dense globular clusters

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Origin and Etymology of echinops

New Latin, from echin- + -ops


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