buckthorn

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Etymology[edit]

buck +‎ thorn

Noun[edit]

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buckthorn (plural buckthorns)

  1. Any of several, often thorny shrubs or small trees, especially
    1. the family Rhamnaceae, the buckthorn family
      1. especially genus Rhamnus
        1. especially the common buckthorn or purging buckthorn; Rhamnus cathartica.
      2. genus Frangula, Frangula alnus, the alder buckthorn
    2. Hippophae, the sea buckthorn

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