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sea holly

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noun
the eryngo, Eryngium maritimum.
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Origin of sea holly

First recorded in 1540–50
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sea holly

noun
a European umbelliferous plant, Eryngium maritimum, of sandy shores, having spiny bluish-green stems and blue flowers
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