What is another word for boxthorn?

Pronunciation: [bˈɒksθɔːn] (IPA)

Boxthorn is a shrub of the nightshade family, with pointed leaves and yellow flowers, producing small red berries that are used for animal and human consumption. The plant is also known as wolfberry, goji berry, matrimony vine, and Duke of Argyll's tea tree. Boxthorn is used in traditional Chinese medicine for a variety of ailments, including poor eyesight, liver disease, and diabetes. It is also used in the West as a dietary supplement for its high antioxidant content. Boxthorn is a hardy and versatile plant that grows in many different climates, making it a valuable resource for both medicinal and culinary purposes.

What are the hypernyms for Boxthorn?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Boxthorn?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for boxthorn (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Boxthorn?

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Usage examples for Boxthorn

The name Buckthorn is from the German buxdorn, boxthorn, hartshorn.
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