Meaning of “thorn” in the English Dictionary

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"thorn" in British English

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thornnoun [ C ]

uk /θɔːn/ us /θɔːrn/

(Definition of “thorn” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"thorn" in American English

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thornnoun [ C ]

us /θɔrn/

a small, sharp, pointed growth on the stem of a plant:

Rose bushes have thorns.

(Definition of “thorn” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)