Adjective "Blackthorn" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Blackthorn


    Definition:

    1. a shrub or tree of the genus Crataegus, as C. calpodendron.

    2. a walking stick made of a blackthorn tree or shrub.

    3. Also called sloe. a much-branched, thorny, Old World shrub, Prunus spinosa, having white flowers and small plumlike fruits.

    4. pear haw.

    Examples:

    "bushes can be blackthorn."