Definition of California buckthorn

1. Noun. Evergreen shrub of western United States bearing small red or black fruits.

Exact synonyms: California Coffee, Coffeeberry, Rhamnus Californicus
Generic synonyms: Buckthorn



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Lexicographical Neighbors of California Buckthorn

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California Condor
California Condors
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California allspice
California bay tree
California beauty
California black oak
California black walnut
California blackberries
California blackberry
California blanket
California bluebell
California box elder
California buckthorn
California buckwheat
California coffee
California condor
California dandelion
California dewberries
California dewberry
California encephalitis
California false morel
California fern
California four o'clock
California fuchsia
California holly

Literary usage of California buckthorn

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1. Therapeutics: Its Principles and Practice by Horatio Charles Wood (1908)
"The california buckthorn is a small tree which is found on the Pacific coast from California to Oregon. The official portion of the plant is the bark which ..."

2. Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Students and Practitioners of Medicine by Horatio Charles Wood (1916)
"The california buckthorn is a small tree which is found on the Pacific coast from California to Oregon. The official portion of the plant is the bark, ..."

3. Practical Forestry: A Treatise on the Propagation, Planting, and Cultivation by Andrew Samuel Fuller (1914)
"R. California, Esch.—california buckthorn.—Leaves ovate-oblong to elliptical, one to four inches long, acute or obtuse, mostly rounded at the base, ..."

4. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1875)
"... they are roasted under ground thirty-six hours or more, to extract the poison. For toothache, the remedy is the root of the california buckthorn ..."

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