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Definition of Star thistle
Star thistle Blazing star, Double star, Multiple star, Shooting
star, etc. See under Blazing, Double, etc.
Nebulous star (Astron.), a small well-defined circular
nebula, having a bright nucleus at its center like a star.
Star anise (Bot.), any plant of the genus Illicium; -- so
called from its star-shaped capsules.
Star apple (Bot.), a tropical American tree (Chrysophyllum
Cainito), having a milky juice and oblong leaves with a
silky-golden pubescence beneath. It bears an applelike
fruit, the carpels of which present a starlike figure when
cut across. The name is extended to the whole genus of
about sixty species, and the natural order
(Sapotace[ae]) to which it belongs is called the
Star conner, one who cons, or studies, the stars; an
astronomer or an astrologer. --Gascoigne.
Star coral (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of stony
corals belonging to Astr[ae]a, Orbicella, and allied
genera, in which the calicles are round or polygonal and
contain conspicuous radiating septa.
Star cucumber. (Bot.) See under Cucumber.
Star flower. (Bot.)
(a) A plant of the genus Ornithogalum;
(b) See Starwort
(c) An American plant of the genus Trientalis
(Trientalis Americana). --Gray.
Star fort (Fort.), a fort surrounded on the exterior with
projecting angles; -- whence the name.
Star gauge (Ordnance), a long rod, with adjustable points
projecting radially at its end, for measuring the size of
different parts of the bore of a gun.
Star grass. (Bot.)
(a) A small grasslike plant (Hypoxis erecta) having
star-shaped yellow flowers.
(b) The colicroot. See Colicroot.
Star hyacinth (Bot.), a bulbous plant of the genus Scilla
(S. autumnalis); -- called also star-headed hyacinth.
Star jelly (Bot.), any one of several gelatinous plants
(Nostoc commune, N. edule, etc.). See Nostoc.
Star lizard. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Stellion.
Star-of-Bethlehem (Bot.), a bulbous liliaceous plant
(Ornithogalum umbellatum) having a small white starlike
Star-of-the-earth (Bot.), a plant of the genus Plantago
(P. coronopus), growing upon the seashore.
Star polygon (Geom.), a polygon whose sides cut each other
so as to form a star-shaped figure.
Stars and Stripes, a popular name for the flag of the
United States, which consists of thirteen horizontal
stripes, alternately red and white, and a union having, in
a blue field, white stars to represent the several States,
one for each.
With the old flag, the true American flag, the
Eagle, and the Stars and Stripes, waving over the
chamber in which we sit. --D. Webster.
Star showers. See Shooting star, under Shooting.
Star thistle (Bot.), an annual composite plant (Centaurea
solstitialis) having the involucre armed with radiating
Star wheel (Mach.), a star-shaped disk, used as a kind of
ratchet wheel, in repeating watches and the feed motions
of some machines.
Star worm (Zo["o]l.), a gephyrean.
Temporary star (Astron.), a star which appears suddenly,
shines for a period, and then nearly or quite disappears.
These stars are supposed by some astronometers to be
variable stars of long and undetermined periods.
Variable star (Astron.), a star whose brilliancy varies
periodically, generally with regularity, but sometimes
irregularly; -- called periodical star when its changes
occur at fixed periods.
Water star grass (Bot.), an aquatic plant (Schollera
graminea) with small yellow starlike blossoms.
Meaning of Star thistle from wikipedia
solstitialis, yellow star
, is a member
of the family
to the Mediterranean Basin
region. The plant
is also known
- thistle Centaurea
– star thistle Cicerbita
– sow thistle Cirsium
– common thistle
, field thistle
and others Cnicus
– blessed thistle Cynara
- (/ˌsɛntɔːˈriːə/) is a genus
350 and 600 species
of herbaceous thistle
-like flowering plants
in the family
of the genus
- The Most Ancient
and Most Noble Order
of the Thistle
is an order
****ociated with Scotland. The current version
of the Order
aspera, the rough star
, is a species
of Centaurea found
and in New York, United
Bud Plant Centaurea aspera
of flowering plant known
by several common
starthistle. It is native
but is rarely found
diluta, the lesser star
or North African
knapweed, is a species
of Centaurea. It is native
to southwestern Europe
iberica, the Iberian knapweed
or Iberian star
, is a species
of Centaurea. It is native
to southeastern Europe
- Centaurea melitensis
(called Maltese star
in Europe, tocalote
in western North
America) is an annual plant
of the Asteraceae, 1 to...
on it and on the flowerbuds. The pink petals
like a thistle
with a cream colored
are 4" in diameter
and are held from...
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