Definition of Silybum

1. Noun. Small genus of east African herbs.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silybum

Silver
Silver-Russell dwarfism
Silver-Russell syndrome
Silver City
Silver Star
Silver Star Medal
Silver State
Silverman illuminator
Silverskiold's syndrome
Silverstein
Silvery River
Silvia
Silvia atricapilla
Silvius
Silybum (current term)
Silybum marianum
Simarouba
Simarouba amara
Simarouba glauca
Simaroubaceae
Simba
Simbirsk
Simbu virus
Simchas Torah
Simchat Torah
Simenon
Simeon
Simferopol
Simhat Torah

Literary usage of Silybum

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1. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"A genus consisting of one species, Silybum Marianum, the Blessed, Holy, or Our Lady's Milk ... The stems are not winged like those of Silybum, but grooved, ..."

2. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany, a Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1880)
"Silybum. Seules of the involucre with the upper part leaf-like and spreading, spiny. Receptacle be>et with bristles. ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly (1880)
"Parallel with this artificial immigration of Australian arborescents, goes on an herbaceous immigration from Europe and Africa." The thistle (Silybum ..."

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