bear's breech

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NounEdit

bear's breech (plural bear's breeches)

  1. Any of two common species of acanthus, Acanthus mollis and, less frequently, Acanthus spinosus.
  2. Any species of the genus Acanthus.
  3. (rare) A species of hogweed, Heracleum sphondylium

SynonymsEdit

  • (Acanthus mollis): common bear's breech
  • (Acanthus spinosus): spiny bear's breech
  • (Any Acanthus species): acanthus
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