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black +‎ thorn

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blackthorn (plural blackthorns)

  1. A large shrub or small tree, Prunus spinosa, that is native to Europe, western Asia, and north Africa. It has a dark bark and bears thorns.
  2. A stick or staff taken from this tree.

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