english hawthorn definition

  • noun:
    • thorny Eurasian shrub of tiny tree having thick groups of white to scarlet blossoms followed by deep purple berries; founded as an escape in eastern united states
    • European hawthorn having deeply cleft leaves and bright red fruits; widely cultivated in several varieties and often cultivated as impenetrable hedges; set up as an escape in east North America
    • thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense groups of white to scarlet plants followed by deep red berries; established as a getaway in eastern North America
    • European hawthorn having deeply cleft leaves and bright red fresh fruits; commonly cultivated in lots of types and frequently grown as impenetrable hedges; established as an escape in east North America
    • thorny Eurasian shrub of tiny tree having dense groups of white to scarlet plants followed closely by deep red fruits; founded as a getaway in eastern North America
    • European hawthorn having profoundly cleft leaves and scarlet fruits; extensively developed in lots of varieties and often grown as impenetrable hedges; established as a getaway in eastern united states
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