Definition of Cockleburs

1. Noun. (plural of cocklebur) ¹



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Definition of Cockleburs

1. cocklebur [n] - See also: cocklebur

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cockleburs

cockier
cockies
cockiest
cockily
cockiness
cockinesses
cocking
cocking of a snook
cocking of snooks
cockish
cockle
cockle-bur
cockle-burr
cocklebur
cockleburr
cockleburs (current term)
cockled
cockler
cocklers
cockles
cockleshell
cockleshells
cockless
cocklicker
cocklickers
cocklike
cockling
cockloft
cocklofts
cockmaster

Literary usage of Cockleburs

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1. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"Ragweeds and cockleburs. The ragweed family, with six or seven native species, includes the ragweeds, cockleburs and marsh-elders. ..."

2. The Political Code of the State of California: As Enacted in 1872, and by California, Nathan Newmark, California Supreme Court (1881)
"... at least once a year, all * Mexican cockleburs, or cockleburs of any kind, and ttV>Ut''"u wee<k ..."

3. The Codes and Statutes of California, as Amended and in Force at the Close by California, Frank P. Deering (1886)
"... at least once a year, all thistles, Mexican cockleburs, or cockleburs of any kind, and all noxious weeds growing or being on any portion of the public ..."

4. Elementary Plant Biology by James Edward Peabody, Arthur Ellsworth Hunt (1912)
"Draw (• X 2) the outside of one of the cockleburs, showing the direction of the hooks. Label ovary, hooks, two styles (large prongs at one end of fruit). 6. ..."

5. Elementary Plant Biology by James Edward Peabody, Arthur Ellsworth Hunt (1912)
"Draw ( X 2) the outside of one of the cockleburs, showing the direction of the ... Rub one of the cockleburs on a rough surface of your clothing and try to ..."

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