eryngium

noun

any plant of the temperate and subtropical perennial umbelliferous genus Eryngium, with distinctive spiny foliage, metallic blue flower heads, and bluish stems, several species of which are grown as garden plantsSee also sea holly

Nearby words

  1. erwin,
  2. erwinia,
  3. erymanthian boar,
  4. erymanthos,
  5. erymanthus,
  6. eryngo,
  7. erysipelas,
  8. erysipeloid,
  9. erysipelothrix,
  10. erythema

Word Origin for eryngium

New Latin, from Greek ērynggion a species of thistle

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