Definition of Jerusalem thorn in English:

Jerusalem thorn

Syllabification: Je·ru·sa·lem thorn

noun

  • 1A thorny tropical American tree of the pea family, grown as an ornamental.
    • Parkinsonia aculeata, family Leguminosae
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    • Small trees resistant to cotton root rot include Jerusalem thorn, yaupon and wild olive.

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