Origin of staghorn
Examples from the Web for staghorn
Historical Examples of staghorn
Captain Staghorn was resolved to carry out his diabolical intentions.Marmaduke Merry
William H. G. Kingston
The staghorn sumach is named for the densely hairy, forking branchlets, which look much like the horns of a stag "in the velvet."
The smooth sumach (see illustrations, pages 150-151) is quite as familiar as the staghorn, as a roadside shrub.
This is a sub-variety of the Staghorn Endive, and comparatively of recent introduction.The Field and Garden Vegetables of America
It is distinguished from staghorn sumach by its smooth branches, those of staghorn being hairy.American Forest Trees
Henry H. Gibson