Clotbur
Clotbur Clot"bur`, n. [Cf. {Clote}.] 1. The burdock. [Prov. Engl.] --Prior. [1913 Webster]

2. Same as {Cocklebur}. [1913 Webster]


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  • clotbur — Cocklebur Coc kle*bur , n. (Bot.) A coarse, composite weed, having a rough or prickly fruit; one of several species of the genus {Xanthium}; called also {clotbur}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clotbur — clot·bur …   English syllables

  • clotbur — noun any of several erect biennial herbs of temperate Eurasia having stout taproots and producing burs • Syn: ↑burdock • Hypernyms: ↑subshrub, ↑suffrutex • Hyponyms: ↑common burdock, ↑lesser burdock, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • spiny clotbur — noun or spiny cocklebur : a European cocklebur (Xanthium spinosum) naturalized widely as a weed in waste grounds and having 3 branched spines at the axils of the leaves …   Useful english dictionary

  • clotebur — clotbur /klotˈbər/ or cloteˈbur noun same as ↑cocklebur (see under ↑cockle2). • • • Main Entry: ↑clote …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clote — (kl[=o]t), n. [AS. cl[=a]te: cf. G. klette.] The common burdock; the clotbur. [Obs.] Wyclif. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cocklebur — Coc kle*bur , n. (Bot.) A coarse, composite weed, having a rough or prickly fruit; one of several species of the genus {Xanthium}; called also {clotbur}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Xanthium — Xan thi*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. xa nqion a plant used for dyeing the hair yellow, said to be the {Xanthium strumarium}, from xanqo s yellow.] (Bot.) A genus of composite plants in which the scales of the involucre are united so as to form a kind of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Xanthium strumarium — Xanthium Xan thi*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. xa nqion a plant used for dyeing the hair yellow, said to be the {Xanthium strumarium}, from xanqo s yellow.] (Bot.) A genus of composite plants in which the scales of the involucre are united so as to form a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Long Island Sound — is an estuary of the Atlantic Ocean and various rivers in the United States that lies between the coast of Connecticut to the north and Long Island, New York to the south. The mouth of the Connecticut River at Old Saybrook, Connecticut empties… …   Wikipedia

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