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thornnoun [C]

 us   /θɔrn/
a ​small, ​sharp, ​pointedgrowth on the ​stem of a ​plant: Rose ​bushes have thorns.
(Definition of thorn from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “thorn”
in Korean 가시…
in Arabic شَوْكة…
in Malaysian duri…
in French épine…
in Russian колючка, шип…
in Chinese (Traditional) (植物莖上的)刺,荊棘…
in Italian spina…
in Turkish diken…
in Polish kolec, cierń…
in Spanish espina…
in Vietnamese cái gai…
in Portuguese espinho…
in Thai หนาม…
in German der Dorn…
in Catalan espina…
in Japanese とげ…
in Chinese (Simplified) (植物茎上的)刺,荆棘…
in Indonesian duri…
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