- a low, pink-flowered European shrub, Ononis spinosa, of the legume family, having tough roots that hinder the plow or harrow.
Origin of restharrow
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At the end of Restharrow Street was a garage, and a yard where chauffeurs were accustomed to "tune up" their engines.Soul of a Bishop
H. G. Wells
- any of several Eurasian leguminous plants of the genus Ononis, such as O. repens and O. spinosa, with tough stems and roots
C16: from rest variant of arrest (to hinder, stop) + harrow 1