buckhorn(redirected from buckhorns)
1. The horn of a buck.
2. The material of such a horn, used especially to make handles for knives and tools.
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a. horn from a buck, used for knife handles, etc
b. (as modifier): a buckhorn knife.
2. (Plants) Also called: buck's horn plantain a Eurasian plant, Plantago coronopus, having leaves resembling a buck's horn: family Plantaginaceae
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