Dipsacus fullonum

Dipsacus fullonum
Fuller Full"er, n. [AS. fullere, fr. L. fullo. See {Full}, v. t.] One whose occupation is to full cloth. [1913 Webster]

{Fuller's earth}, a variety of clay, used in scouring and cleansing cloth, to imbibe grease.

{Fuller's herb} (Bot.), the soapwort ({Saponaria officinalis}), formerly used to remove stains from cloth.

{Fuller's thistle} or {Fuller's weed} (Bot.), the teasel ({Dipsacus fullonum}) whose burs are used by fullers in dressing cloth. See {Teasel}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Dipsacus fullonum — ID 27756 Symbol Key DIFU2 Common Name Fuller s teasel Family Dipsacaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, MI,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Dipsacus fullonum — noun teasel with lilac flowers native to Old World but naturalized in North America; dried flower heads used to raise a nap on woolen cloth • Syn: ↑common teasel • Hypernyms: ↑teasel, ↑teazel, ↑teasle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dipsacus fullonum L. ssp. fullonum — Symbol DIFU2 Synonym Symbol DIFUF4 Botanical Family Dipsacaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Dipsacus fullonum L. — Symbol DIFU2 Common Name Fuller s teasel Botanical Family Dipsacaceae …   Scientific plant list

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