whitethorn


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whitethorn

(ˈwaɪtˌθɔːn)
n
(Plants) another name for hawthorn
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whitethorn - thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berrieswhitethorn - thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America
Crataegus, genus Crataegus - thorny shrubs and small trees: hawthorn; thorn; thorn apple
haw, hawthorn - a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus
Translations

whitethorn

[ˈwaɪtθɔːn] Nespino m

whitethorn

[ˈwaɪtˌθɔːn] nbiancospino
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Come we to the summer, to the summer we will come, For the woods are full of bluebells and the hedges full of bloom, And the crow is on the oak a-building of her nest, And love is burning diamonds in my true lover's breast; She sits beneath the whitethorn a-plaiting of her hair, And I will to my true lover with a fond request repair; I will look upon her face, I will in her beauty rest, And lay my aching weariness upon her lovely breast.
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JACQUELINE OSHEROW's most recent book of poems is Whitethorn (LSU Press, 2011).
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Martin Soble, who owns and runs Whitethorn Farm in Carey, showed us around the site and was a mine of information.