noun Pal·i·u·rus \ˌpalēˈyu̇rəs\

Definition of Paliurus

  1. :  a small genus of thorny Eurasian shrubs (family Rhamnaceae) with cymose perfect flowers and dry woody winged fruit — see christ's-thorn

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Origin and Etymology of paliurus

New Latin, from Latin, Christ's-thorn, from Greek paliouros

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a brief usually trivial fact

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