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eryngium

División en sílabas: e·ryn·gi·um
Pronunciación: /iˈrinjēəm
 
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Definición de eryngium en inglés:

sustantivo (plural eryngiums)

A plant of the genus Eryngium in the parsley family, especially (in gardening) sea holly.
Example sentences
  • In the herbaceous border they don't seem to care for eryngiums, paeonies, iris or kniphofias.
  • Take root cuttings of oriental poppies and eryngiums and put in pots of sandy soil in the cold frame.
  • They have planted a formal, yew-encircled rose garden, with blue-painted pergolas and arbours, and have recently planted a gravel garden beside the sea road, with cistus, eryngiums and grasses.

Origen

late 16th century: modern Latin, from Latin eryngion, from a diminutive of Greek ērungos 'sea holly'.

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