Sea buckthorn
Buckthorn Buck"thorn`, n. (Bot.) A genus ({Rhamnus}) of shrubs or trees. The shorter branches of some species terminate in long spines or thorns. See {Rhamnus}. [1913 Webster]

{Sea buckthorn}, a plant of the genus {Hippopha["e]}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Sea-buckthorn — Common Sea buckthorn shrub in The Netherlands Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • sea buckthorn — ▪ shrub also called  Sallow Thorn        (Hippophae rhamnoides, family Elaeagnaceae), willowlike shrub growing to about 2.5 m (about 8 feet) high with narrow leaves that are silvery on the underside and globose, orange yellow fruits about 8 mm… …   Universalium

  • sea-buckthorn — dygliuotasis šaltalankis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Žilakrūminių šeimos dekoratyvinis, maistinis, vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Hippophae rhamnoides), paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Hippophae rhamnoides angl. common… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sea buckthorn — n. plant that has silvery leaves and somewhat green flowers and orange red edible berries and which produces yellow dye (found on the seacoasts of Europe and Asia) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sea buckthorn — noun a bushy shrub or small tree that grows on sandy coasts, bearing orange berries. [Hippophae rhamnoides.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • sea buckthorn — noun : a Eurasian maritime shrub (Hippophaë rhamnoides) of the family Eleagnaceae having silvery leaves and orange red edible berries and yielding a yellow dye …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sea buckthorn oil — Sea buckthorn identifies a group of species in the genus Hippophae , the most commonly used of which is Hippophae rhamnoides . Oil can be extracted from either the seeds or the pulp of the fruit. Oils from sea buckthorn seeds and pulp differ… …   Wikipedia

  • Buckthorn — Buck thorn , n. (Bot.) A genus ({Rhamnus}) of shrubs or trees. The shorter branches of some species terminate in long spines or thorns. See {Rhamnus}. [1913 Webster] {Sea buckthorn}, a plant of the genus {Hippopha[ e]}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Buckthorn — Taxobox name = Buckthorn image width = 240px image caption = Alder Buckthorn ( Rhamnus frangula ) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Rosales familia = Rhamnaceae genus = Rhamnus genus authority = L.… …   Wikipedia

  • sea — n. 1 the expanse of salt water that covers most of the earth s surface and surrounds its land masses. 2 any part of this as opposed to land or fresh water. 3 a particular (usu. named) tract of salt water partly or wholly enclosed by land (the… …   Useful english dictionary

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