buffalo bur

noun

Definition of buffalo bur

: a North American nightshade (Solanum rostratum) with prickly foliage and racemose yellow flowers

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History and Etymology for buffalo bur

so called from its being frequently entangled in the hair of buffalo

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“Buffalo bur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buffalo%20bur. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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