Definition of Buckthorn berry
1. Noun. Fruit of various buckthorns yielding dyes or pigments.
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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. ..."