[n] - a shrub or shrubby tree of the genus Rhamnus 2. [n] - any shrub or small tree of the genus Bumelia
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Buck'thorn` noun (Botany) A genus ( Rhamnus ) of shrubs or trees. The shorter branches of some species terminate in long spines or thorns. See Rhamnus . Sea buckthorn , a plant of the genus Hippophaë .
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<botany> A genus (Rhamnus) of shrubs or trees. The shorter branches of some species terminate in long spines or thorns. See Rhamnus. Sea buckthorn, a plant of the genus Hippophae. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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• (n.) A genus (Rhamnus) of shrubs or trees. The shorter branches of some species terminate in long spines or thorns. See Rhamnus.
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any of about 100 species of shrubs or trees belonging to the genus Rhamnus, family Rhamnaceae, native to temperate areas in the Northern Hemisphere. ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: bŭk′thōrn Definitions: 1. Shrub or tree of family Rhamnaceae, Karwinskia humboldtiana commonly called Coyotillo or Tullidora. Found in arid southwestern U.S. environments; uncharacterized neurotoxin with high toxicity; single intake of just 0.05-0.3% by body...
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The Buckthorns (Rhamnus) are a genus (or two genera, if Frangula is treated as distinct) of about 100 species of shrubs or small trees from 1–10 m tall (rarely to 15 m), in the buckthorn family Rhamnaceae. They are native throughout the temperate and subtropical Northern Hemisphere, and also more...
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buckthorn, common name for some members of the Rhamnaceae, a family of woody shrubs, small trees, and climbing vines widely distributed throughout the world. The buckthorns (several species of the genus Rhamnus) and the jujube (Ziziphus jujuba) are cultivated for their ornamental foliage. The jujube...
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The buckthorn (Rhamnus catharticus) is a deciduous shrub or small tree of the family Rhamnaceae. It is also known as waythorn, or hartshorn and is abundant in English hedgerows. It is a spreading shrub growing to three metres in height and characterized by a smooth bark, branches terminating in thor...
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Any of several thorny shrubs. The buckthorn (Rhamnus catharticus) is native to Britain, but is also found throughout Europe, West Asia, and North Africa. Its berries were formerly used in medicine as a purgative, to clean out the bowels. (Genus Rhamnus, family Rhamnaceae.)
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1) Bush 2) Shrub
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