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/ (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

Nearby words

erwinia, erymanthian boar, erymanthos, erymanthus, eryngium, eryngo, erysipelas, erysipeloid, erysipelothrix, erythema, 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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