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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Resembling a prickly composite plant.

Usage examples (3)
  • These are more like a sanguisorba flowerhead and very un-thistlelike.
  • Native to the Mediterranean and a member of the sunflower family, cardoon produces large, blue-purple thistlelike blooms in spring.
  • The blue devil, however, is merely a ` thistlelike plant 'and the tone is neutral in bluetongue, a ` lizard with a bright blue tongue,' also, perhaps from confusion with... for more
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