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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 haw·thorn /ˈhɔˌθɔrn/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Haw·thorn n.  Bot. A thorny shrub or tree (the Crataegus oxyacantha), having deeply lobed, shining leaves, small, roselike, fragrant flowers, and a fruit called haw.  It is much used in Europe for hedges, and for standards in gardens.  The American hawthorn is Crataegus cordata, which has the leaves but little lobed.
 Gives not the hawthorn bush a sweeter shade
 To shepherds?   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus
          Crataegus [syn: haw]