Jerusalem thorn definition

  • noun:
    • a spiny, leguminous tree (Parkinsonia aculeata), extensively dispersed in hot nations, and used for hedges.
    • East Indian spiny tree having twice-pinnate leaves and yellowish flowers accompanied by level pods; supply of black colored catechu
    • big shrub or shrubby tree having sharp spines and pinnate leaves with little deciduous leaflets and sweet-scented racemose yellow-orange flowers; grown up as ornamentals or hedging or disaster meals for livestock; tropical The united states but naturalized in south united states of america
    • spiny tree having dark red edible fruits
    • thorny Eurasian shrub with dry woody winged good fresh fruit

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