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sand•bur



Pronunciation: (sand'bûr"), [key]
n.
1. any of various grasses of the genus Cenchrus, having spikelets enclosed in prickly burs.
2. any of several bur-bearing weeds growing in sandy places, as Franseria acanthicarpa or Solanum rostratum, of the western U.S. Also,sand'burr".

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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