Definition of eryngo in English:


Pronunciation /əˈriNGɡō/ /əˈrɪŋɡoʊ/

nouneryngos, eryngoes

another term for sea holly or eryngium
‘The genus Eryngium, known also as Eryngo plants, are perennial members of the carrot family, Umbelliferae.’
  • ‘These hardy perennials, commonly known as Sea Holly or Eryngo, are natives of the damp grasslands of South America.’


Late 16th century from Italian and Spanish eringio, from Latin eryngion (see eryngium).