Synonyms of milk thistle
- 1. sow thistle, milk thistle, shrub, bush
- usage: any of several Old World coarse prickly-leaved shrubs and subshrubs having milky juice and yellow flowers; widely naturalized; often noxious weeds in cultivated soil
- 2. milk thistle, lady's thistle, Our Lady's mild thistle, holy thistle, blessed thistle, Silybum marianum, herb, herbaceous plant
- usage: tall Old World biennial thistle with large clasping white-blotched leaves and purple flower heads; naturalized in California and South America
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