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horn from a buck, used for knife handles, etc
(as modifier): a buckhorn knife

Also called buck’s horn plantain. a Eurasian plant, Plantago coronopus, having leaves resembling a buck’s horn: family Plantaginaceae
Contemporary Examples

Republicans Brace for a Convention Storm as Isaac Heads for Florida Daniel Stone August 22, 2012

Historical Examples

Oonomoo the Huron Edward S. Ellis
The Lock And Key Library Various
The Prairie Wife Arthur Stringer
The Prairie Wife Arthur Stringer
The Prairie Wife Arthur Stringer
The Black Wolf Pack Dan Beard
The Prairie Wife Arthur Stringer
The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts George W. Holley
The Fantastic Clan John James Thornber


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