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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
  buckthorn,  a  place  where  Joseph  and  his  brethren,  when  on  their 
  way  from  Egypt  to  Hebron  with  the  remains  of  their  father  Jacob, 
  made  for  seven  days  a  "great  and  very  sore  lamentation."  On  this 
  account  the  Canaanites  called  it  "Abel-mizraim"  (Gen.  50:10, 
  11).  It  was  probably  near  Hebron.  The  word  is  rendered  bramble" 
  in  Judg.  9:14,  15,  and  thorns"  in  Ps  58:9. 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
  Atad,  a  thorn