THORNS

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prostrate or semi-erect subshrub of tropical America, and Australia; heavily armed with recurved thorns and having sensitive soft grey-green leaflets that fold and droop at night or when touched or cooled action plant , humble plant , live-and-die , Mimosa pudica , sensitive plant , shame plant , touch-me-not
roses with prickles or thorns, of aculeate
quality of being covered with prickly thorns or spines bristliness , prickliness , spininess , thorniness
large carnivorous Australian bird with the shrike-like habit of impaling prey on thorns butcherbird
shrikes that impale their prey on thorns butcherbird
eastern United States hawthorn with long straight thorns cockspur hawthorn , cockspur thorn , Crataegus crus-galli
common shrub or small tree of the eastern United States having few thorns and white flowers in corymbs followed by bright orange-red berries Crataegus biltmoreana , scarlet haw
representation (a picture or sculpture) of Jesus wearing a crown of thorns ecce homo
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