Definition of cockspur in English:
2Australian A European plant of the daisy family with yellow thistle-like flower heads that has become naturalized in Australia.
- Centaurea melitensis, family Compositae
- This is a potent new herbicide used to control cockspur and other weeds in rice paddy fields.
- There was a prickly weed known as cockspurs which grew amid the wheat crop and those handling hay at chaff cutting had to wear leather gloves.
Definition of cockspur in:
- US English dictionary
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