Sanddorn

Schwarze Beeren an einem Zweig mit Blättern, an einem Dornenstrauch der Familie Rhamnaceae

Rhamnus cathartica

Synonyme:
Reinigender Sanddorn
Buckthorn (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

buck +‎ thorn

Noun

buckthorn (plural buckthorns)

  1. Any of several, often thorny shrubs or small trees, especially
    1. the family Rhamnaceae, the buckthorn family,
      1. especially genus Rhamnus,
        1. especially the common buckthorn or purging buckthorn; Rhamnus cathartica.
      2. also genus Frangula, especially Frangula alnus, the alder buckthorn.
    2. Hippophae, the sea buckthorn.

Derived terms

  • alder buckthorn - Frangula alnus ( <= Rhamnus frangula), Frangula caroliniana ( <= Rhamnus caroliniana)
  • alderleaf buckthorn - Rhamnus alnifolia
  • buckthorn bully - Sideroxylon lycioides
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