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  Definition of Milk thistle
  1. tall Old World biennial thistle with large clasping white-blotched leaves and purple flower heads; naturalized in California and South America
  2. any of several Old World coarse prickly-leaved shrubs and subshrubs having milky juice and yellow flowers; widely naturalized; often noxious weeds in cultivated soil
Similar Words: lady's thistle, Our Lady's mild thistle, holy thistle, blessed thistle, Silybum marianum, sow thistle

 

Hyponyms: milkweed, Sonchus oleraceus

 

Member Meronyms: Silybum, genus Silybum, Sonchus, genus Sonchus

 

 
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