Definition of camel thorn
1a : a low spiny shrub (Alhagi camelorum) of the Arabian desert that yields manna b : a related shrub (A. maurorum)
2 : an East Indian spiny shrub (Zizyphus nummularius) used as fodder for sheep and goats
3 : any of several southern African acacias; especially : a browse plant (Acacia giraffae) of the veld
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Origin and Etymology of camel thorn
so called from the use of its seed as feed for camels
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