Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Bear's breech, a plant of the genus Acanthus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) Bear's-breech, or Acanthus.

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  • noun A plant, the acanthus.

Etymologies

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French branc-ursine, branch-ursine, from Latin branca claw + ursinus belonging to a bear (from ursus bear), i.e. bear's claw, which its leaves resemble. Compare branch.

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