Blessed thistle
Blessed thistle Bless"ed this"tle See under {Thistle}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Blessed thistle — Thistle This tle, n. [OE. thistil, AS. [thorn]istel; akin to D. & G. distel, OHG. distila, distil, Icel. [thorn]istill, Sw. tistel, Dan. tidsel; of uncertain origin.] (Bot.) Any one of several prickly composite plants, especially those of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blessed thistle — Cnicus benedictus. A plant whose leaves, stems, and flowers have been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. Blessed thistle may have anti inflammatory and anticancer effects. Also called St. Benedict s thistle, cardin, holy… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • blessed thistle — kartusis šventadagis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Cnicus benedictus), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje ir Afrikoje. Iš jo gaunami kietieji aliejai. atitikmenys: lot. Cnicus benedictus angl. blessed thistle… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • blessed thistle — noun 1. tall Old World biennial thistle with large clasping white blotched leaves and purple flower heads; naturalized in California and South America • Syn: ↑milk thistle, ↑lady s thistle, ↑Our Lady s mild thistle, ↑holy thistle, ↑Silybum… …   Useful english dictionary

  • blessed thistle — 1. a tall, branched, thistlelike herb with pale yellow composite flowers, Cnicus benedictus, native to southern Europe. 2. the dried flowers, leaves, and upper stems of C. benedictus, used for dyspepsia and loss of appetite; used also in folk… …   Medical dictionary

  • Thistle — This tle, n. [OE. thistil, AS. [thorn]istel; akin to D. & G. distel, OHG. distila, distil, Icel. [thorn]istill, Sw. tistel, Dan. tidsel; of uncertain origin.] (Bot.) Any one of several prickly composite plants, especially those of the genera… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thistle bird — Thistle This tle, n. [OE. thistil, AS. [thorn]istel; akin to D. & G. distel, OHG. distila, distil, Icel. [thorn]istill, Sw. tistel, Dan. tidsel; of uncertain origin.] (Bot.) Any one of several prickly composite plants, especially those of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thistle butterfly — Thistle This tle, n. [OE. thistil, AS. [thorn]istel; akin to D. & G. distel, OHG. distila, distil, Icel. [thorn]istill, Sw. tistel, Dan. tidsel; of uncertain origin.] (Bot.) Any one of several prickly composite plants, especially those of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thistle cock — Thistle This tle, n. [OE. thistil, AS. [thorn]istel; akin to D. & G. distel, OHG. distila, distil, Icel. [thorn]istill, Sw. tistel, Dan. tidsel; of uncertain origin.] (Bot.) Any one of several prickly composite plants, especially those of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thistle crown — Thistle This tle, n. [OE. thistil, AS. [thorn]istel; akin to D. & G. distel, OHG. distila, distil, Icel. [thorn]istill, Sw. tistel, Dan. tidsel; of uncertain origin.] (Bot.) Any one of several prickly composite plants, especially those of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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