Synonyms of sea holly


1. sea holly, sea holm, sea eryngium, Eryngium maritimum, shrub, bush

usage: European evergreen eryngo with twisted spiny leaves naturalized on United States east coast; roots formerly used as an aphrodisiac

2. bear's breech, bear's breeches, sea holly, Acanthus mollis, acanthus

usage: widely cultivated southern European acanthus with whitish purple-veined flowers

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