hawthorn

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Crataegus laevigata

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From Middle English hawthorn, from Old English hagaþorn, hæguþorn, from Proto-Germanic *haguþurnuz, equalling haga (enclosure, hedge) + þorn (thorn).

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hawthorn (plural hawthorns)

  1. Any of various shrubs and small trees of the genus Crataegus having small, apple-like fruits and thorny branches

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old English hagaþorn, hæguþorn, from Proto-Germanic *haguþurnuz; equivalent to hawe +‎ thorn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhau̯(ə)θɔrn/, /ˈhau̯(ə)θrɔn/

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hawthorn (plural hawthornes)

  1. A hawthorn or similar tree or shrub.

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  • English: hawthorn
  • Scots: hawthorn

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