from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An aromatic North American shrub or tree (Zanthoxylum americanum) whose dried bark has medicinal uses. Also called Northern prickly ash.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A shrub of the genus Aralia (Aralia spinosa).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The prickly-ash.
- n. The somewhat similar Aralia spinosa, or angelica-tree, sometimes called wild orange.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small deciduous aromatic shrub (or tree) having spiny branches and yellowish flowers; eastern North America
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