Crataegus oxyacantha
Hawthorn Haw"thorn` (h[add]"th[^o]rn`), n. [AS. haga[thorn]orn, h[ae]g[thorn]orn. See {Haw} a hedge, and {Thorn}.] (Bot.) A thorny shrub or tree (the {Crat[ae]gus oxyacantha}), having deeply lobed, shining leaves, small, roselike, fragrant flowers, and a fruit called {haw}. It is much used in Europe for hedges, and for standards in gardens. The American hawthorn is {Crat[ae]gus cordata}, which has the leaves but little lobed. [1913 Webster]

Gives not the hawthorn bush a sweeter shade To shepherds? --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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