1. golden thistle any of several spiny Mediterranean herbs of the genus Scolymus having yellow flower heads
  2. cotton thistle biennial Eurasian white hairy thistle having pale purple flowers; naturalized in North America
  3. golden stars California plant having grasslike leaves and showy orange flowers
  4. globe thistle any of various plants of the genus Echinops having prickly leaves and dense globose heads of bluish flowers
  5. golden hamster small light-colored hamster often kept as a pet
  6. welted thistle European biennial introduced in North America having flower heads in crowded clusters at ends of branches
  7. golden wattle shrubby Australian tree having clusters of fragrant golden yellow flowers; widely cultivated as an ornamental
  8. golden aster any of several shrubby herbs or subshrubs of the genus Chrysopsis having bright golden-yellow flower heads that resemble asters; throughout much of United States and into Canada
  9. carline thistle a thistle of the genus Carlina
  10. golden buttons common perennial aromatic herb native to Eurasia having buttonlike yellow flower heads and bitter-tasting pinnate leaves sometimes used medicinally
  11. golden thread low-growing perennial of North America woodlands having trifoliate leaves and yellow rootstock and white flowers
  12. golden pothos evergreen liana widely cultivated for its variegated foliage
  13. field thistle stout North American thistle with purplish-pink flower heads
  14. golden spleen any of various low aquatic herbs of the genus Chrysosplenium
  15. Golden State a state in the western United States on the Pacific
  16. golden star California plant having grasslike leaves and showy orange flowers
  17. Golden Delicious a sweet eating apple with yellow skin
  18. Canada thistle European thistle naturalized in United States and Canada where it is a pernicious weed
  19. latent hostility feelings of hostility that are not manifest
  20. lady's thistle tall Old World biennial thistle with large clasping white-blotched leaves and purple flower heads; naturalized in California and South America