1. Silybum

noun. small genus of east African herbs.


  • asterid dicot genus
  • blessed thistle
  • family Asteraceae
  • holy thistle
  • Asteraceae
  • lady's thistle
  • milk thistle
  • Our Lady's mild thistle
  • genus Silybum
  • family Compositae
  • Silybum marianum
  • Compositae

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Sentences with silybum-marianum

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Milk thistle supplements are made from silybum marianum, a plant that has been used historically to treat liver and gall bladder disorders.