Definition of Tribulus terestris

1. Noun. Tropical annual procumbent poisonous subshrub having fruit that splits into five spiny nutlets; serious pasture weed.

Exact synonyms: Caltrop, Devil's Weed
Group relationships: Genus Tribulus, Tribulus
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tribulus Terestris

Triangle
Triangle Pose
Triangulum
Triangulum Australe
Triangulum Galaxy
Triavil
Tribecan
Tribecans
Tribes of Israel
Tribonema
Tribonemaceae
Tribulation
Tribulus
Tribulus terestris (current term)
Trichechidae
Trichechus
Trichechus manatus
Trichinellicae
Trichinelloidea
Trichiuridae
Trichocephalus
Trichoceros
Trichodectes
Trichodontidae
Trichoglossus
Trichoglossus moluccanus
Tricholoma
Tricholoma aurantium

Literary usage of Tribulus terestris

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1. A Practical treatise on the disorders of the sexual organs of men by Bukk G. Carleton (1900)
"... impotence after gonorrhoea ; painful erections at night ; nocturnal pollutions ; watery discharge from the urethra. Tribulus terestris. ..."

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