What is another word for buckthorn?

Pronunciation: [bˈʌkθɔːn] (IPA)

Buckthorn is a type of shrub or small tree that belongs to the Rhamnaceae family. It is a common plant in many regions and is known for its hardiness and tolerance to different weather conditions. Synonyms for the word "buckthorn" include alder - buckthorn, black - alder, and choke - cherry. Other synonyms are dogwood, snowthorn, and waythorn. Buckthorn is a vital source of food and shelter for birds and other wildlife and is sometimes used in the manufacture of laxatives, dyes, and cosmetics. Out of all the synonyms, buckthorn is the most commonly used name for the shrub/tree.

What are the hypernyms for Buckthorn?

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

What are the hyponyms for Buckthorn?

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

What are the holonyms for Buckthorn?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

What are the meronyms for Buckthorn?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Buckthorn

He was not able to understand, nor is it likely that he will ever know, how it came there, or why there came over him at sight of it a memory of sycamores and running water, and the smell of sage and blooming buckthorn and chaparral.
"Stories of the Foot-hills"
Margaret Collier Graham
The old skid- road is impassable, and after you leave the end of the skid-road, the trail in to Mother's grave is so overgrown with buckthorn and wild lilac I doubt if a rabbit could get through it comfortably.
"The Valley of the Giants"
Peter B. Kyne
But Bendel raised his buckthorn stick; and following close upon him, after repeated commands, but in vain, to restore the shadow, he made him feel the whole force of his powerful arm.
"The Marvellous History of the Shadowless Man and The Cold Heart"
Adelbert von Chamisso Wilhelm Hauff

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