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camel thorn Line breaks: camel thorn

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Definition of camel thorn in English:

noun

Either of two spiny leguminous shrubs occurring in arid country.
  • Alhagi camelorum (of the Middle East) and Acacia giraffae (of southern Africa), family Leguminosae

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