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Jerusalem thorn

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noun
  1. See under Christ's-thorn.
  2. a spiny tropical American tree, Parkinsonia aculeata, of the legume family, having long clusters of large yellow flowers.

Origin of Jerusalem thorn

First recorded in 1865–70
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