Japanese hawthorn

noun

Definition of Japanese hawthorn

: an evergreen shrub (Raphiolepis umbellata) of China and Japan with glossy dark green leaves and showy white fragrant flowers

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“Japanese hawthorn.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Japanese%20hawthorn. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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