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grapple plant

noun
1.
a procumbent, thorny plant, Harpagophytum procumbens, of southern Africa.
Also called wait-a-bit.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
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British Dictionary definitions for grapple-plant

grapple plant

noun
1.
a herbaceous plant, Harpagophytum procumbens, of southern Africa, whose fruits are covered with large woody barbed hooks: family Pedaliaceae Also called wait-a-bit
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