purging buckthorn

noun

Definition of purging buckthorn

: a common arborescent European buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica) that is widely naturalized in the eastern U.S. and has purgative black berries and bark

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“Purging buckthorn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/purging%20buckthorn. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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