sandbur

noun
sand·bur | \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, in the meaning defined above

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