Brank"ur*sine (?), n. [F. branc-ursine, branch-ursine, fr. LL. branca claw + L. ursinus belonging to a bear (fr. ursus bear), i .e., bear's claw, because its leaves resemble the claws of a bear. Cf. Branch.] Bot.

Bear's-breech, or Acanthus.

 

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