Jerusalem thorn


Jerusalem thorn

noun

Definition of JERUSALEM THORN

:  a widely cultivated tropical American spiny shrub or small tree (Parkinsonia aculeata) of the legume family with pinnate leaves and showy racemose yellow flowers

First Known Use of JERUSALEM THORN

1866

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