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boo·jum

or boo·jum tree  (bo͞o′jəm)
n.
A deciduous tree (Fouquieria columnaris) native to northern Mexico and found chiefly in Baja California, having a thick tapering columnar trunk, slender spiny branches, and yellow flowers.

[After the Boojum, an imaginary character in the poem The Hunting of the Snark by Lewis Carroll.]

boojum

(ˈbuːdzəm)
n
a geometric pattern found on the surface of helium-3a species of tree native to Mexico
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But if ever I meet with a Boojum, that day, In a moment (of this I am sure), I shall softly and suddenly vanish away-- And the notion I cannot endure
Dublin's Boojum narrowly missed out on top spot to a Les Fernandines cheeseburger from Lille-based restaurant Big Fernand's, on the list compiled from data from over 30,000 restaurants that work with Deliveroo all over the world.
There is a riotous ragtag band of bold adventurers including the Banker, the Boy, the Butcher, the Baker, Mr Bellman, the Bandersnatch, the Boojum and the knitting Beaver, as they set off on an epic quest to catch the elusive Snark.
Take a trip to the theatre for The Hunting of the Snark Featuring puppetry, lashings of daftness and an original soundtrack, this summer production follows the Banker, the Boy, the Butcher, the Bellman, the Bandersnatch, the Boojum and the knitting Beaver in a retelling of the Lewis Carroll poem.
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Boojum Bark is a werewolf puppy from Sleepy Whiskers delivering ice cream made by his mother who made the best ice cream in the Universes.
The mere name of this dangerous kind of Snark is enough to inspire fear in the crew's hearts, especially in the Baker's, whose uncle had long ago warned him of the Boojum.
Theatre company boojum serves up "a pungent stew of live action, quirky music, extraordinary language and grungy puppetry".
With ten lots catalogued, the numerical edge is held by Tobougg, whose band includes a daughter of Listed winner Boojum (2107).
Their ubiquitous presence in the mid-twentieth century in American psychology laboratories led Frank Beach to publish a classic paper, with the wonderful title, "The Snark Was a Boojum," on the weakness of comparative research when the work was so highly dependent on a single species for study (Beach, 1950).
thus, at the end of all of their exploration, the "Button-Moulder and the Boojum are waiting at the next cross-roads where they [the artists] will be asked to prove whether or no they have become their actual selves" (EF 149).