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Meaning of “thistle” - Learner’s Dictionary

thistle

noun [C]     /ˈθɪsl/
a wild plant with purple flowers and sharp pointsCommon plants
Translations of “thistle”
in Arabic نَبات الشوك…
in Korean 엉겅퀴…
in Malaysian tumbuhan berduri dgn bunga berwarna ungu…
in French chardon…
in Turkish deve dikeni…
in Italian cardo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 薊(葉帶尖刺,多開紫色花)…
in Russian чертополох…
in Polish oset…
in Vietnamese cây kế…
in Spanish cardo…
in Portuguese cardo…
in Thai พืชไม้มีหนามจำพวก Cirsium, Carduus, Onopordum…
in German die Distel…
in Catalan card…
in Japanese アザミ…
in Indonesian tumbuhan berduri…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蓟(叶带尖刺,多开紫色花)…
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