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cocklebur

noun cock·le·bur \ˈkä-kəl-ˌbər, ˈkə-\

Definition of COCKLEBUR

:  any of a genus (Xanthium) of prickly-fruited composite plants; also :  one of its stiff-spined fruits
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First Known Use of COCKLEBUR

1804
COCKLEBUR Defined for Kids

cocklebur

noun cock·le·bur \ˈkä-kəl-ˌbər, ˈkə-\

Definition of COCKLEBUR for Kids

:  a plant with prickly fruit that is related to the thistles

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