eryngo

noun plural -goes or -gos

any umbelliferous plant of the genus Eryngium, such as the sea holly, having toothed or lobed leavesAlso called: eringo

Nearby words

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

Word Origin for eryngo

C16: from Latin ēryngion variety of thistle, from Greek ērungion, diminutive of ērungos thistle

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