Mysore thorn

noun

Definition of Mysore thorn

: a spreading thorny leguminous shrub (Caesalpinia sepiaria) that bears large erect racemes of red-marked yellow flowers, is native to India where it is used for hedging, and is often cultivated in the greenhouse for its showy flowers

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“Mysore thorn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mysore%20thorn. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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