box·​thorn ˈbäks-ˌthȯrn How to pronounce boxthorn (audio)

Word History

First Known Use

1578, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of boxthorn was in 1578

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Cite this Entry

“Boxthorn.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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