Christ's-thorn

Definition of Christ's-thorn

Christ's-thorn`
n.1.(Bot.) One of several prickly or thorny shrubs found in Palestine, especially the Paliurus aculeatus, Zizyphus Spina-Christi, and Zizyphus vulgaris. The last bears the fruit called jujube, and may be considered to have been the most readily obtainable for the Crown of Thorns.

Related Words

bush, genus Paliurus, Jerusalem thorn, Paliurus, Paliurus spina-christi, shrub
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