[ kok-uh l-bur ]
/ ˈkɒk əlˌbɜr /
any composite plant of the genus Xanthium, comprising coarse weeds with spiny burs.
the burdock, Arctium lappa.
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British Dictionary definitions for cocklebur
/ (ˈkɒkəlˌbɜː) /
any coarse weed of the genus Xanthium, having spiny burs: family Asteraceae (composites)
the bur of any of these plants
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