Synonyms for caltropˈkæl trəp; -θrəp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. caltrop, devil's weed, Tribulus terestris(noun)

    tropical annual procumbent poisonous subshrub having fruit that splits into five spiny nutlets; serious pasture weed

    water chestnut plant, star-thistle, devil's weed, water chestnut, caltrop

  2. water chestnut, water chestnut plant, caltrop(noun)

    a plant of the genus Trapa bearing spiny four-pronged edible nutlike fruits

    water chestnut plant, star-thistle, devil's weed, water chestnut, caltrop

  3. star-thistle, caltrop, Centauria calcitrapa(noun)

    Mediterranean annual or biennial herb having pinkish to purple flowers surrounded by spine-tipped scales; naturalized in America

    water chestnut plant, star-thistle, devil's weed, caltrop, water chestnut


  1. caltrop(noun)

    A flowering plant, Tribulus terrestris, in the family Zygophyllaceae, native to warm temperate and tropical regions of the Old World.

    gokharu, bindii, yellow vine, cathead, puncturevine, burra, goathead

  2. caltrop(noun)

    cheval trap, calthrop, galthrap, crow\u2019s foot, galtrop, galtrap, caltrap

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. caltrop

    Tribulus terrestris, see there


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