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Definition 1: any coarse weed of the genus Xanthium having spiny burrs - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for cocklebur in the sense of this definition

(cocklebur is a kind of ...) any plant that crowds out cultivated plants

(... is a member of cocklebur) coarse herbs having small heads of greenish flowers followed by burrs with hooked bristles

Definition 2: burdock having heart-shaped leaves found in open woodland, hedgerows and rough grassland of Europe (except extreme N) and Asia Minor; sometimes cultivated for medicinal and culinary use - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for cocklebur in the sense of this definition

(cocklebur is a kind of ...) any of several erect biennial herbs of temperate Eurasia having stout taproots and producing burs

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