What is another word for cockspur?

Pronunciation: [kˈɒkspʊ͡ə] (IPA)

Cockspur is a term that refers to the sharp barbs or thorns found on certain plants, such as the cockspur hawthorn. Some synonyms for cockspur include thorns, spikes, prickles, and barbs. Other similar terms include spines and needles, although these may be more closely associated with cacti and other desert plants. In addition to their defensive properties, cockspurs and other types of thorns can also provide support and structure for climbing plants, helping them grow and thrive in a variety of environments. Whether you're an avid gardener or simply appreciate the beauty of nature, understanding the different terms for these prickly features can help you appreciate the complexity of the natural world.

What are the hypernyms for Cockspur?

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

What are the hyponyms for Cockspur?

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

What are the holonyms for Cockspur?

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

Usage examples for Cockspur

Two men were driving in a hansom cab westward through cockspur Street.
"Roden's Corner"
Henry Seton Merriman
I made my way in the first place along the Strand as far as Trafalgar Square, down cockspur Street by way of the Haymarket to Regent Street, then on by Langham Place to that vast network of streets that lies between Oxford Street and the Euston Road.
"My Strangest Case"
Guy Boothby
When I got to my inn, in cockspur-street, I ordered my servant to get my horses ready, and I went to my bedroom to put on a clean shirt, but I was surprised to find that my trunk had been removed.
"Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 3"
Henry Hunt

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