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 for Ononis spinosa
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Onocerin \On`o*ce"rin\, n. [NL. Ononis, the generic name of the
     plant + L. cera wax.] (Chem.)
     A white crystalline waxy substance extracted from the root of
     the leguminous plant Ononis spinosa.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cammock \Cam"mock\, n. [AS. cammoc.] (Bot.)
     A plant having long hard, crooked roots, the Ononis
     spinosa; -- called also rest-harrow. The Scandix
     Pecten-Veneris is also called cammock.
     [1913 Webster] Camomile

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Ononis spinosa
      n 1: Eurasian plant having loose racemes of pink or purple
           flowers and spiny stems and tough roots [syn: restharrow,
           rest-harrow, Ononis spinosa]

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