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boxthorn

[ boks-thawrn ]
/ ˈbɒksˌθɔrn /

noun

matrimony vine.

Nearby words

boxing, boxing day, boxing glove, boxing ring, boxroom, boxthorn, boxwood, boxy, boy, boy band, boy racer

Origin of boxthorn

First recorded in 1670–80; box3 + thorn
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British Dictionary definitions for boxthorn

boxthorn

/ (ˈbɒksˌθɔːn) /

noun

another name for matrimony vine
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