What does blackthorn mean?

blackthorn meaning in General Dictionary

a distributing thorny shrub or little tree Prunus spinosa with blackish bark and bearing little black colored plums which are called sloes the sloe

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  • a thorny Eurasian bush with plumlike fresh fruits
  • erect and practically thornless United states hawthorn with significantly pear-shaped fruits
  • A spreading thorny shrub or tiny tree (Prunus spinosa), with blackish bark, and bearing small black plums, which are called sloes; the sloe.
  • A species of Crataegus or hawthorn (C. tomentosa). Both are used for hedges.

blackthorn meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A spreading thorny shrub or small tree (Prunus spinosa), with blackish bark, and bearing little black colored plums, which are known as sloes; the sloe.

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  • (n.) A species of Crataegus or hawthorn (C. tomentosa). Both are used for hedges.