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1. cocklebur

noun. any coarse weed of the genus Xanthium having spiny burrs.

Synonyms

  • weed
  • genus Xanthium
  • cockle-bur
  • Xanthium
  • cockle-burr

Etymology

  • bur (English)
  • cockle (English)
  • coccel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. cocklebur

noun. burdock having heart-shaped leaves found in open woodland, hedgerows and rough grassland of Europe (except extreme N) and Asia Minor; sometimes cultivated for medicinal and culinary use.

Synonyms

  • Arctium lappa
  • great burdock
  • clotbur
  • burdock

Etymology

  • bur (English)
  • cockle (English)
  • coccel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with cocklebur


1. Noun, singular or mass
If a small area of the yard has been invaded with cocklebur, hand pulling and hoeing work well to remove the plant.

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