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1. (Zoology) a spur on the leg of a cock
2. (Plants) an annual grass, Echinochloa crus-galli, widely distributed in tropical and warm temperate regions
3. (Plants) a small thorny North American hawthorn tree, Crataegus crus-galli
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|Noun||1.||cockspur - widely grown stout Old World hay and pasture grass|
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
|2.||cockspur - small spiny West Indian tree|
genus Pisonia, Pisonia - genus of often thorny tropical trees and shrubs and some vines; mainly America
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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