Xanthium

[n] - coarse herbs having small heads of greenish flowers followed by burrs with hooked bristles
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Xanthium

Xan'thi·um noun [ New Latin , from Greek xa`nqion a plant used for dyeing the hair yellow, said to be the Xanthium strumarium , from xanqo`s yellow.] (Botany) A genus of composite plants in which the scales of the involucre are united so as to form a kind of b...
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xanthium

<botany> A genus of composite plants in which the scales of the involucre are united so as to form a kind of bur; cocklebur; clotbur. ... Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Xanqion a plant used for dyeing the hair yellow, said to be the Xanthium strumarium, from xanqos = yellow. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Xanthium

genus Xanthium noun coarse herbs having small heads of greenish flowers followed by burrs with hooked bristles
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Xanthium

• (n.) A genus of composite plants in which the scales of the involucre are united so as to form a kind of bur; cocklebur; clotbur.
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