a stiff, sharp-pointed, straight or curved woody projection on the stem or other part of a plant
German name for Toruń.
either of two spiny leguminous shrubs occurring in arid country
another term for jimson weed.
a tropical African shrub or small tree with glossy leaves and thorns which grow in pairs, one of each pair being straight and the other curved
a thorny shrub popularly supposed to have formed Christ’s crown of thorns, in particular
a North American hawthorn that is often cultivated for its rich orange autumn foliage
a thorny tropical American tree of the pea family, grown as an ornamental
a source of continual annoyance or trouble
every apparently desirable situation has its share of trouble or difficulty
a thorny bush, shrub, or tree, especially a hawthorn
an African bush with hooked thorns that catch the clothing, in particular an acacia
l'épine m'est restée dans le doigt