Bathurst burr


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Bathurst burr

n
(Plants) an Australian plant, Xanthium spinosum, having numerous hooked burrs that became entangled in sheep's wool
[C19: from Bathurst region of New South Wales]
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But in places like this the middle-class mentality flourishes with the fertility and aridness of the Bathurst Burr [18] itself.