French aubéspine, from Old French aubespin, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin albispina, from (assumed) Latin alba spina (attested as spina alba), from Latin alba white (feminine of albus) + spina thorn
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“Aubepine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aubepine. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.
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