Definition of Onopordon
: a genus of Eurasian herbs (family Compositae) with tomentose prickly foliage and large heads of purplish flowers — see cotton thistle
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Origin and Etymology of onopordon
New Latin, from Greek onopordon pellitory, from onos ass + -pordon (from pordē expulsion of intestinal gas); akin to Greek perdesthai to break wind
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