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haw·thorn

 (hô′thôrn′)
n.
Any of various usually thorny trees or shrubs of the genus Crataegus of the rose family, having clusters of white or pinkish flowers and reddish fruits containing a few one-seeded nutlets.

[Middle English, from Old English hagathorn : haga, haw + thorn, thorn.]

hawthorn

(ˈhɔːˌθɔːn)
n
(Plants) any of various thorny trees or shrubs of the N temperate rosaceous genus Crataegus, esp C. oxyacantha, having white or pink flowers and reddish fruits (haws). Also called (in Britain): may, may tree or mayflower
[Old English haguthorn from haga hedge + thorn thorn; related to Old Norse hagthorn, Middle High German hagendorn, Dutch haagdoorn]

haw•thorn

(ˈhɔˌθɔrn)

n.
any of various small trees of the genus Crataegus, rose family, with stiff thorns and bright-colored fruit, often cultivated as hedges.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English haguthorn, c. Middle Dutch hagedorn, Old Norse hagthorn. See haw3, thorn]
haw′thorn′y, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hawthorn - a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegushawthorn - a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus
Crataegus, genus Crataegus - thorny shrubs and small trees: hawthorn; thorn; thorn apple
Crataegus apiifolia, Crataegus marshallii, parsley haw, parsley-leaved thorn - southern United States hawthorn with pinnately lobed leaves
Crataegus biltmoreana, scarlet haw - common shrub or small tree of the eastern United States having few thorns and white flowers in corymbs followed by bright orange-red berries
Crataegus calpodendron, Crataegus tomentosa, pear haw, pear hawthorn, blackthorn - erect and almost thornless American hawthorn with somewhat pear-shaped berries
cockspur hawthorn, cockspur thorn, Crataegus crus-galli - eastern United States hawthorn with long straight thorns
Crataegus aestivalis, mayhaw, summer haw - hawthorn of southern United States bearing a juicy, acidic, scarlet fruit that is often used in jellies or preserves
Crataegus laevigata, Crataegus oxycantha, whitethorn, English hawthorn, may - 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 monogyna, English hawthorn - European hawthorn having deeply cleft leaves and bright red fruits; widely cultivated in many varieties and often grown as impenetrable hedges; established as an escape in eastern North America
Crataegus coccinea mollis, Crataegus mollis, downy haw, red haw - American red-fruited hawthorn with stems and leaves densely covered with short woolly hairs
Crataegus oxyacantha, evergreen thorn - evergreen hawthorn of southeastern Europe
Crataegus coccinea, Crataegus pedicellata, red haw - American red-fruited hawthorn with dense corymbs of pink-red flowers
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
Translations
زَعْرور بَرّيزُعْرُورٌ بَرِّيّ
hloh
tjørn
kratago
orapihlaja
glog
galagonya
òyrnir
サンザシ
산사나무
gudobelė
vilkābele
hloh
glog
hagtorn
ต้นฮอธอร์น
akdikenalıç
cây táo gaisơn tra

hawthorn

[ˈhɔːθɔːn] Nespino m

hawthorn

[ˈhɔːθɔːrn] naubépine f

hawthorn

n (also hawthorn bush/tree)Weiß- or Rot- or Hagedorn m; hawthorn hedgeWeiß- or Rotdornhecke f

hawthorn

[ˈhɔːˌθɔːn] nbiancospino

hawthorn

(ˈhoːθoːn) noun
a small tree with thorns and white or pink blossom.

hawthorn

زُعْرُورٌ بَرِّيّ hloh tjørn Weißdorn τρικουκιά espino orapihlaja aubépine glog biancospino サンザシ 산사나무 haagdoorn hagtorn głóg espinheiro, pilriteiro боярышник hagtorn ต้นฮอธอร์น akdiken cây táo gai 山楂

hawthorn

n (bot) espino blanco