Synonyms of jerusalem thorn


1. Christ's-thorn, Jerusalem thorn, Paliurus spina-christi, shrub, bush

usage: thorny Eurasian shrub with dry woody winged fruit

2. jujube, jujube bush, Christ's-thorn, Jerusalem thorn, Ziziphus jujuba, shrub, bush

usage: spiny tree having dark red edible fruits

3. Jerusalem thorn, horsebean, Parkinsonia aculeata, shrub, bush

usage: 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

4. catechu, Jerusalem thorn, Acacia catechu, acacia

usage: East Indian spiny tree having twice-pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by flat pods; source of black catechu

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