thornnoun [ C ]uk /θɔːn/ us /θɔːrn/
- The plants here have thorns on their branches.
- These thorns protect the plant’s very small green leaves.
(Definition of “thorn” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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