/ (ɪˈrɪŋɡəʊ) /
noun plural -goes or -gos
any umbelliferous plant of the genus Eryngium, such as the sea holly, having toothed or lobed leavesAlso called: eringo
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Word Origin for eryngo
C16: from Latin ēryngion variety of thistle, from Greek ērungion, diminutive of ērungos thistle
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