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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Xanthium, genus Xanthium(noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Xanthium(noun)

    a genus of composite plants in which the scales of the involucre are united so as to form a kind of bur; cocklebur; clotbur

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Xanthium

    A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. The name "prickly burweed" is sometimes used but causes confusion with AMSINCKIA.

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