thistle tube

noun

Definition of thistle tube 

: a funnel tube usually of glass with a bulging top and flaring mouth

Illustration of thistle tube

Illustration of thistle tube

First Known Use of thistle tube

circa 1891, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about thistle tube

Share thistle tube

Statistics for thistle tube

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for thistle tube

The first known use of thistle tube was circa 1891

See more words from the same year

Comments on thistle tube

What made you want to look up thistle tube? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

not any or not one

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble-tiles-that-read-scrabble-quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!