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thornen

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English thornen, thernen, from Old English þyrnen (thorny, of thorns), from Proto-Germanic *þurnīnaz (of thorns), equivalent to thorn +‎ -en.

AdjectiveEdit

thornen (comparative more thornen, superlative most thornen)

  1. (obsolete) Made of or consisting of thorns.