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English definition of “hawthorn”


noun [C or U]     /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 the autumnDeciduous trees
(Definition of hawthorn noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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