eringo vs eryngo what difference

what is difference between eringo and eryngo

English

Noun

eringo (countable and uncountable, plural eringos or eringoes)

  1. Alternative form of eryngo

Anagrams

  • Regino, ignore, ingoer, region


English

Etymology

Ultimately from Latin ēryngion, from Ancient Greek ἠρύγγιον (ērúngion), from ἤρυγγος (ḗrungos).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /iːˈɹɪŋɡəʊ/

Noun

eryngo (countable and uncountable, plural eryngos or eryngoes)

  1. (obsolete) The root of sea holly, Eryngium maritimum, formerly candied and taken as confectionery and held to have aphrodisiac properties.
  2. Any other plant of the same genus, Eryngium.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, III.13:
      For some ordinary broths made of Eringos or Sea-Holme, and Burstwort, which twice or thrice I have swallowed downe at the request of some Ladies, who, more kindely then my disease is unkind, offred me the moity of theirs, have equally seemed unto me as easie to take as unprofitable in operation.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Gonyer, Gorney, groyne, reyong

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