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Meaning of sandbur

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.
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