restharrow

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rest·har·row

 (rĕst′hăr′ō)
n.
Any of several Old World plants of the genus Ononis of the pea family, having woody stems, pink or purplish flowers, and trifoliolate leaves.

[Obsolete rest, to check (short for Middle English aresten; see arrest) + harrow.]

restharrow

(ˈrɛstˌhærəʊ)
n
(Plants) any of several Eurasian leguminous plants of the genus Ononis, such as O. repens and O. spinosa, with tough stems and roots
[C16: from rest variant of arrest (to hinder, stop) + harrow1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.restharrow - Eurasian plant having loose racemes of pink or purple flowers and spiny stems and tough rootsrestharrow - Eurasian plant having loose racemes of pink or purple flowers and spiny stems and tough roots
genus Ononis, Ononis - genus of European subshrubs or herbs having pink or purple or yellow solitary or clustered flowers: restharrow
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
2.restharrow - European woody plant having pink flowers and unifoliate leaves and long tough roots; spreads by underground runners
genus Ononis, Ononis - genus of European subshrubs or herbs having pink or purple or yellow solitary or clustered flowers: restharrow
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base