Weißdorn

Weißdorn auf Holzgrund

Crataegus monogyna

Synonyme:
Shan Zha
Hawthorn (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Middle English hawthorn, from Old English hagaþorn, hæguþorn, from Proto-Germanic *haguþurnuz, equalling haga (enclosure, hedge) + þorn (thorn).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈhɔː.θɔːn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhɔ.θɔɹn/

Noun

hawthorn (plural hawthorns)

  1. Any of various shrubs and small trees of the genus Crataegus having small
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