Definition of Buckthorn family

1. Noun. Trees and shrubs usually thorny bearing drupaceous fruit many having medicinal value.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buckthorn Family

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

Literary usage of Buckthorn family

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1. Forestry in Minnesota by Samuel Bowdlear Green, Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota (1902)
"buckthorn family. Genus RHAMNUS. We have no native species of importance in this genus. R. cathartic'iis, a foreign species, is so valuable as an ornamental ..."

2. Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States: Including the District by Asa Gray, Sereno Watson (1890)
"(buckthorn family.) Shrubs or small trees, with simple leaves, small and regular flowers (sometimes apetalous), with the 4 or 5 perigynous stamens as many ..."

3. Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan (1917)
"buckthorn family (Rhamnaceae) New Jersey Tea; Wild Snowball; Red-root Ceanothus americanus Flowers—Small, white, on white pedicels, crowded in dense, ..."

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