Translation of thistledown in Spanish:

thistledown

vilano de cardo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈθɪsəlˌdaʊn//ˈθɪs(ə)ldaʊn/

noun

  • 1

    vilano de cardo masculine
    • It's fitting that thistledown, which provides Gilmore with an increasingly significant image over the years, should be the subject of one poem.
    • Like thistledown, she floats from one position to another, scarcely aware of him yet somehow connected, even dependent.
    • You could, of course, write a thesis about Wodehouse but the endeavour would be like trying to preserve thistledown between sheet glass.
    • My favourite plant, lavender, is something of a delicacy for goldfinches - when they've finished all the thistledown, that is.