thornbush

[ thawrn-boo sh ]
/ ˈθɔrnˌbʊʃ /
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noun

any of various shrubs or bushes having spines or thorns.

Nearby words

  1. thorn apple,
  2. thorn in one's flesh,
  3. thorn moth,
  4. thornback,
  5. thornbill,
  6. thorndike,
  7. thorndike, dame sybil,
  8. thorndike, edward lee,
  9. thorndike, lynn,
  10. thornhill

Origin of thornbush

1300–50; Middle English. See thorn, bush1

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