carline thistle

noun
car·​line thistle | \ ˈkärlə̇n-, -ˌlīn- \

Definition of carline thistle

: a plant of the genus Carlina (especially C. acaulis or C. vulgaris)

History and Etymology for carline thistle

Middle French carline, from Old Italian carlina, probably irregular from cardo thistle, from Late Latin cardus, from Latin carduus

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“Carline thistle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carline%20thistle. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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