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bourtree

[boo r-tree]
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noun
  1. European elder.
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Origin of bourtree

1400–50; late Middle English burtre, equivalent to bur (of uncertain origin) + tre tree
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Historical Examples

  • The Elder, or Bourtree had wonderful influence as a protection against evil.

    Folk Lore

    James Napier