thorn

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small slow-growing upland pine of western United States (Rocky Mountains) having dense branches with fissured rust-brown bark and short needles in bunches of 5 and thorn-tipped cone scales; among the oldest living things some over 4500 years old bristlecone pine , Pinus aristata , Rocky Mountain bristlecone pine
thorny shrubs and small trees: hawthorn; thorn; thorn apple Crataegus , genus Crataegus
mock crown made of thorn branches that Roman soldiers placed on Jesus before the Crucifixion crown of thorns
thorn apple Datura , genus Datura
small two-needled upland pine of the eastern United States (Appalachians) having dark brown flaking bark and thorn-tipped cone scales hickory pine , Pinus pungens , prickly pine , table-mountain pine
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