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sea holly

sea hol·ly • n. a spiny-leaved plant (Eryngium maritimum) of the parsley family, with metallic blue teasellike flowers, growing in sandy places by the sea and native to Europe.

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eryngo

eryngo sea holly. XVI. irreg. — It. or Sp. eringio — L. ēryngium — Gr. ēróggion, dim. of ḗruggos.

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sea holly

sea holly See ERYNGIUM.

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