hercules club

Hercules-club

[hur-kyuh-leez-kluhb]
noun
1.
Also called Southern prickly ash. a prickly tree, Zanthoxylum clava-herculis, of the rue family, having a medicinal bark and berries.
2.
Also called angelica tree, devil's-walking-stick. a prickly shrub, of the ginseng family, Aralia spinosa, having a medicinal bark and root.
Also called prickly ash.


Origin:
1680–90

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