Xanthium : Definition


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Pronunciation : Xan"thi*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. xa`nqion a plant used for dyeing the hair yellow, said to be the Xanthium strumarium
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Definition : Defn: A genus of composite plants in which the scales of the involucre are united so as to form a kind of bur; cocklebur; clotbur.

xanqo`s yellow.] (Bot.)
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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