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- n. Any plant of the genus Crataegus, the hawthorns.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of small, hardy trees, including the hawthorn, much used for ornamental purposes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A rosaceous genus of trees and shrubs, of about 30 species, natives of northern temperate regions, and about equally divided between North America and the old world.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. thorny shrubs and small trees: hawthorn; thorn; thorn apple
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