globe thistle(redirected from globe thistles)
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Any of several Eurasian plants of the genus Echinops in the composite family, having bipinnately dissected leaves with prickly margins and dense, bluish, globose flower heads.
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|Noun||1.||globe thistle - any of various plants of the genus Echinops having prickly leaves and dense globose heads of bluish flowers|
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