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Definition 1: large shrub or shrubby tree having sharp spines and pinnate leaves with small deciduous leaflets and sweet-scented racemose yellow-orange flowers; grown as ornamentals or hedging or emergency food for livestock; tropical America but naturalized in southern United States - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for jerusalem thorn in the sense of this definition

(jerusalem thorn is a kind of ...) a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems

(... is a member of jerusalem thorn) small genus of spiny shrubs or small trees

Definition 2: spiny tree having dark red edible fruits - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for jerusalem thorn in the sense of this definition

(jerusalem thorn is a kind of ...) a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems

(jerusalem thorn is a part of ...) dark red plumlike fruit of Old World buckthorn trees

(... is a member of jerusalem thorn) spiny chiefly tropical American and Asiatic shrubs: jujubes

Definition 3: thorny Eurasian shrub with dry woody winged fruit - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for jerusalem thorn in the sense of this definition

(jerusalem thorn is a kind of ...) a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems

(... is a member of jerusalem thorn) thorny Eurasian shrubs

Definition 4: East Indian spiny tree having twice-pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by flat pods; source of black catechu - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for jerusalem thorn in the sense of this definition

(jerusalem thorn is a kind of ...) any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia

(... is a member of jerusalem thorn) large genus of shrubs and trees and some woody vines of Central and South America, Africa, Australia and Polynesia: wattle; mimosa

(jerusalem thorn is made of the substance ...) extract of the heartwood of Acacia catechu used for dyeing and tanning and preserving fishnets and sails; formerly used medicinally

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