Mauritius thorn

noun

Definition of Mauritius thorn

: a very thorny Indian shrub (Caesalpinia sepiaria) with red-striped yellow flowers that is used in tropical areas to form a stock-tight hedge — compare multiflora rose

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“Mauritius thorn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mauritius%20thorn. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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