sandbur


sand·bur

noun \ˈsan(d)-ˌbər\

Definition of SANDBUR

:  any of a genus (Cenchrus) of grasses producing spikelets enclosed in ovoid spiny involucres that form burs; also :  one of these burs

First Known Use of SANDBUR

1830

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