Sonchus

noun
Son·​chus | \ ˈsäŋkəs\

Definition of Sonchus

: a genus of Old World herbs (family Compositae) comprising the sow thistles and having coarse often spiny-tipped foliage, heads of yellow flowers, and ribbed achenes crowned with soft white pappus

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History and Etymology for Sonchus

New Latin, from Latin, sow thistle, from Greek sonchos

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