Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of the plants which is alleged to have furnished the crown of thorns, Zizyphus Spina-Christi, a bush of northern Africa and adjacent parts of Asia.

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  • noun Either of two thorny shrublike trees, of the genus Ziziphus, from North Africa and the Middle East; Ziziphus spina-christi is supposed to be the plant from which Christ's crown of thorns was made.
  • noun The edible berry of Ziziphus lotus.

Etymologies

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  • See ilb.

    November 1, 2008