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Definition 1: any of a number of trees or shrubs of the genus Zanthoxylum having spiny branches - [noun denoting plant]

(prickly ash is a kind of ...) a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms

(... is a kind of prickly ash ) small deciduous aromatic shrub (or tree) having spiny branches and yellowish flowers; eastern North America

(... is a kind of prickly ash ) densely spiny ornamental of southeastern United States and West Indies

(... is a member of prickly ash) deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs: prickly ash

Definition 2: Australian tree having alternate simple leaves (when young they are pinnate with prickly toothed margins) and slender axillary spikes of white flowers - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for prickly ash in the sense of this definition

(prickly ash is a kind of ...) a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms

(... is a member of prickly ash) small genus of Australian shrubs or trees

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