What does buckthorn mean?

buckthorn meaning in General Dictionary

A genus Rhamnus of bushes or woods The shorter branches of some species terminate in lengthy spines or thorns See Rhamnus

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  • a shrub or shrubby tree for the genus Rhamnus; fruits are way to obtain yellow dyes or pigments
  • any shrub or small tree of this genus Bumelia
  • an Old World plantain with lengthy narrow ribbed departs widely created in temperate areas
  • A genus (Rhamnus) of shrubs or trees. The shorter branches of some species terminate in lengthy spines or thorns. See Rhamnus.

Sentence Examples with the word buckthorn

Like the sand-reed, the dewberry bramble and the shrub of the buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) perform a useful service in helping to bind the sand together.

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