[ rest-har-oh ]
/ ˈrɛstˌhær oʊ /
a low, pink-flowered European shrub, Ononis spinosa, of the legume family, having tough roots that hinder the plow or harrow.
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British Dictionary definitions for restharrow
/ (ˈrɛstˌhærəʊ) /
any of several Eurasian leguminous plants of the genus Ononis, such as O. repens and O. spinosa, with tough stems and roots
Word Origin for restharrow
C16: from rest variant of arrest (to hinder, stop) + harrow 1
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