⌂ or sand′burr·
any of a genus (Cenchrus) of grasses, having their grains enclosed in spiny burs
- Any of several grasses of the genus Cenchrus, having an inflorescence composed of spikelets enclosed in a spiny burlike involucre and often growing in sandy soil.
- The spiny, easily detached involucre of any of these plants. In both senses also called sandspur.