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Webster 1913 Edition


Cocklebur

Coc′kle-burˊ

,
Noun.
(Bot.)
A coarse, composite weed, having a rough or prickly fruit; one of several species of the genus
Xanthium
; – called also
clotbur
.

Definition 2021


cocklebur

cocklebur

English

Spiny cocklebur, Xanthium spinosum.

Noun

cocklebur (plural cockleburs)

  1. Any of the coarse composite weeds of the genus Xanthium, with a prickly fruit.

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