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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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  • In another study of serum lipids, Cao Tiemi treated 124 patients with Ehuang Jiangzhi Tablet zedoaria, polygonatum, acorus, rhubarb, bupleurum, and crataegus for one month, and compared the effects with a control group of 37 people who received the drug inositol nicotinate.

    The Best Alternative Medicine

  • LowFlyingMule > ... or tazed you crataegus > like it would have stopped the candy chant

    The Watcher: The New Zealand Voice of the Left Hand Path #7

  • Someone once threatened to tase me (not schazzy) for saying "candy" repeatedly for 40 miles. crataegus > They shoulda stopped.

    The Watcher: The New Zealand Voice of the Left Hand Path #7

  • LowFlyingMule > lol crataegus > well, usually, he's driving, and he smacks me for saying "candy" over and over again. crataegus > and over ... and over ...

    The Watcher: The New Zealand Voice of the Left Hand Path #7

  • If I had so sweet a place, I would plant brambles, briers, blackthorn, furze, crataegus, every kind of spinous growth, inside my gates, and never let anybody lop them.

    Mary Anerley : a Yorkshire Tale

  • Those terminating in 'us,' though often of feminine words, as the central Arbor, will indicate either real masculine strength (quereus, laurus), or conditions of dominant majesty (cedrus), of stubbornness and enduring force (crataegus), or of peasant-like commonalty and hardship

    Proserpina, Volume 1 Studies Of Wayside Flowers

  • Even the botanists have given them a great variety of names, as _pyrus, mespilus, aronia, crataegus_, and _amelanchier_.

    The Young Voyageurs Boy Hunters in the North

  • LowFlyingMule gotcha crataegus i just went outside for a smoke. i feel like i was teabagged by satan. beaglebot Mmm. .sulphur sacking - fresh links

  • Come for the dentistry, stay for the humidity crataegus You know, if I lived in Florida, I'd have the same temps, but at least I could buy liquor on Sunday. like - fresh links

  • Dyskolos > i had a ultra-net hairspray flashback crataegus > I suddenly have an urge to sell my soul to Satan in order to become a star. - fresh links


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