Hercules'-club


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Hercules'-club

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1. (Plants) a prickly North American araliaceous shrub, Aralia spinosa, with medicinal bark and leaves
2. (Plants) a prickly North American rutaceous tree, Zanthoxylum clava-herculis, with medicinal bark and berries
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Noun1.Hercules'-club - densely spiny ornamental of southeastern United States and West Indies
genus Zanthoxylum, Zanthoxylum - deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs: prickly ash
prickly ash - any of a number of trees or shrubs of the genus Zanthoxylum having spiny branches
2.Hercules'-club - small deciduous clump-forming tree or shrub of eastern United StatesHercules'-club - small deciduous clump-forming tree or shrub of eastern United States
genus Aralia - type genus of Araliaceae; large widely distributed genus of shrubs and trees and vines: spikenard; Hercules'-club
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems