carduaceous

adjective

of, relating to, or belonging to the Carduaceae, a subfamily of composite plants that includes the thistle

Nearby words

  1. cards,
  2. cards are stacked against,
  3. cards, playing,
  4. cardsharp,
  5. cardstock,
  6. carducci,
  7. carducci, giosuè,
  8. cardueline,
  9. cardus,
  10. cardy

Word Origin for carduaceous

C19: from New Latin Carduāceae, from Carduus type genus, from Latin: thistle

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