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English definition of “hawthorn”


noun [C or U] uk   /ˈhɔː.θɔːn/ us    /ˈhɑː.θɔːrn/
a type of small wild tree with thorns (= sharp points), white or pink flowers in spring, and small, red fruits in autumnDeciduous trees
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