Crataegus tomentosa
Blackthorn Black"thorn`, n. (Bot.) (a) A spreading thorny shrub or small tree ({Prunus spinosa}), with blackish bark, and bearing little black plums, which are called sloes; the sloe. (b) A species of {Crat[ae]gus} or hawthorn ({Crat[ae]gus tomentosa}). Both are used for hedges. [1913 Webster]

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