Cockspur Cock"spur, n. (Bot.) A variety of {Crat[ae]gus}, or hawthorn ({Crat[ae]gus Crus-galli}), having long, straight thorns; -- called also {Cockspur thorn}. [1913 Webster]

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  • cockspur — [käk′spʉr΄] n. 1. the spur of a rooster 2. a hawthorn (Crataegus crusgalli) having long thorns …   English World dictionary

  • cockspur — /ˈkɒkspɜ/ (say koksper) noun 1. an annual grass, Echinochloa crusgalli, widespread in warm temperate regions. 2. any of various species of Centaurea, especially Centaurea melitensis, Maltese cockspur …   Australian English dictionary

  • cockspur — paprastoji šunažolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, pašarinis augalas (Dactylis glomerata), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje ir šiaurės Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Dactylis glomerata angl. barnyard grass; cocksfoot; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • cockspur — /kok sperr /, n. 1. a North American hawthorn, Crataegus crus galli, having leathery, toothed leaves and red fruit, cultivated as a small ornamental tree. 2. a gaslight burner having three jets. [1585 95; for cock s spur] * * * …   Universalium

  • cockspur — noun a) The spur of a gamecock b) Any of several unrelated thorny shrubs …   Wiktionary

  • cockspur — n. (British) orchard grass, grass grown on a pasture …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cockspur —   Kākala …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • cockspur — noun 1. widely grown stout Old World hay and pasture grass • Syn: ↑orchard grass, ↑cocksfoot, ↑Dactylis glomerata • Hypernyms: ↑grass 2. small spiny West Indian tree • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cockspur Rum — Cockspur redirects here. For the grass species, see Echinochloa crus galli. Cockspur Rum is one of the many popular rum beverages from the Eastern Caribbean island nation of Barbados. It has been produced by Hanschell Inniss Ltd. since 1884.… …   Wikipedia

  • Cockspur Island Light — from the east, not in service Location Chatham County, Georgia, Savannah River, at Lazaretto Creek Coordinates …   Wikipedia

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