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bear's breech

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Definition of bear's breech in English:


A Mediterranean plant with large deep-cut leaves and tall spikes of purple-veined white flowers.
  • Acanthus mollis, family Acanthaceae
Example sentences
  • Santolina is clipped into clouds and punctuation is provided by six foot tall teasels, milk thistles, huge artichokes and great clumps of bear's breeches.
  • Which plant has the common name bear's breeches?
  • I have also had great success with bear's breech and common calla.

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