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bourtree

[boo r-tree] /ˈbʊərˌtri/
noun
Origin of bourtree
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English burtre, equivalent to bur (of uncertain origin) + tre tree
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  • The Elder, or bourtree had wonderful influence as a protection against evil.

    Folk Lore

    James Napier

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