Definition of Buckthorns

1. Noun. (plural of buckthorn) ¹



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Definition of Buckthorns

1. buckthorn [n] - See also: buckthorn

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buckthorns

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

Literary usage of Buckthorns

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1. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"When people plant buckthorns they order them of nurserymen who offer the vigorous English Rhamnus cathartica, a clean-leaved, handsome, thorny shrub, ..."

2. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"From buckthorns to Prickly-pears. if The twenty first order includes two families, the buckthorns, of which there are two species, and the vines, ..."

3. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"buckthorns. Calyx 4—5-cleft, valvate. Petals distinct, inserted into the orifice of the calyx, occasionally wanting. Stamens definite, opposite the petals. ..."

4. Reports of the Survey (1899)
"From buckthorns to ... includes two families, the buckthorns, of which there are two species, and the vines, with four grapevines and one Virginia creeper. ..."

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