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1. hawthorn

noun. ['ˈhɔˌθɔrn'] a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus.

Synonyms

  • shrub
  • English hawthorn
  • pear haw
  • parsley haw
  • blackthorn
  • Crataegus marshallii
  • Crataegus biltmoreana
  • Crataegus coccinea mollis
  • scarlet haw
  • mayhaw
  • Crataegus aestivalis
  • Crataegus crus-galli
  • genus Crataegus
  • cockspur hawthorn
  • Crataegus coccinea
  • may
  • bush
  • Crataegus oxycantha
  • haw
  • Crataegus
  • evergreen thorn
  • red haw
  • Crataegus apiifolia
  • Crataegus calpodendron
  • Crataegus monogyna
  • Crataegus tomentosa
  • parsley-leaved thorn
  • Crataegus pedicellata
  • Crataegus laevigata
  • cockspur thorn
  • Crataegus oxyacantha
  • summer haw
  • downy haw
  • pear hawthorn
  • whitethorn

Antonyms

  • superior

Etymology

  • hagaþorn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Hawthorn

  • bighorn
  • bluhdorn
  • buckhorn
  • buckthorn
  • bullhorn
  • cyberporn
  • dearborn
  • einhorn
  • elkhorn
  • glyndebourne
  • hartshorn
  • hegadorn
  • hirshhorn
  • hirshhorn
  • inborn
  • jetborne
  • kilborne
  • layborne
  • longhorn
  • mclawhorn

Example sentences of the word hawthorn


1. Adjective
Water the hawthorn bush two to three days before transplanting.

2. Verb, past participle
Plant cockspur hawthorn in full sun, partial shade of full shade.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Consult your doctor for guidance in the safe and appropriate use of hawthorn.

4. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Princeton Sentry is a columnar form of Washington hawthorn that's nearly thornless.

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