Definition of Buckthorn berry

1. Noun. Fruit of various buckthorns yielding dyes or pigments.

Exact synonyms: Yellow Berry
Generic synonyms: Fruit
Group relationships: Buckthorn



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buckthorn Berry

buckshee
buckshees
buckshot
buckshots
buckskin
buckskinned
buckskins
bucksom
bucksome
buckstall
buckstalls
bucktail
bucktails
buckteeth
buckthorn berry (current term)
buckthorn family
buckthorn polyneuropathy
buckthorns
bucktooth
bucktoothed
bucku
buckus
buckwheat
buckwheat cake
buckwheat family
buckwheat tree
buckwheats
bucky
buckyball

Literary usage of Buckthorn berry

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1. British Phaenogamous Botany, Or, Figures and Descriptions of the Genera of ...by W. (William) Baxter by W. (William) Baxter (1837)
"Alder Buckthorn. Berry-bearing Alder. SPEC. CHAR. Thorns none. Flowers all perfect. Leaves oval, quite entire, lineated with 10 or 12 lateral nerves, and, ..."

2. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1847)
"It is obtained from the extract of buckthorn berries ; and mixed with alum, is sold under the names of sap-green, sea-bladder, buckthorn berry, or chemical ..."

3. A Manual of Chemistry, on the Basis of Professor Brande's: Containing the by John White Webster, William Thomas Brande (1826)
"... cherries, elder berries, and privet berries, and the skin of the buckthorn berry, appear to contain a similar colouring principle. 2029. ..."

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