hackthorn

noun
hack·​thorn | \ ˈhakˌthȯrn \

Definition of hackthorn

: a southern African wattle (Acacia detinens)

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History and Etymology for hackthorn

partial modification, partial translation of Afrikaans haakdoring, from haak hook + doring thorn

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“Hackthorn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hackthorn. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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