cocksfoot vs cockspur what difference

what is difference between cocksfoot and cockspur

English

Etymology

From cock +‎ -s- +‎ foot.

Noun

cocksfoot (plural cocksfoots)

  1. Any of the genus Dactylis of Eurasian and North African bluegrasses.

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Alternative forms

  • cock’s-spur (obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle English cokkispore, equivalent to cock +‎ spur.

Noun

cockspur (plural cockspurs)

  1. A blade for tying to the foot of a gamecock.
    Synonym: gaff
  2. A kind of grass (Echinochloa crus-galli).
    Synonyms: barnyard grass, barnyard millet, cockspur grass, common barnyard grass, Japanese millet, water grass
  3. A kind of hawthorn (Crataegus crus-galli).
    Synonyms: cockspur hawthorn, cockspur thorn

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