thistel

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old English þistel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

thistel (plural thisteles)

  1. thistle (a plant belonging to the genus Carduus)
  2. thistle (any spiky or prickly perennial composite plant)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: thistle
  • Scots: thrissel

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