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Noun: Christ's-thorn  'krIs(ts),thorn
  1. Spiny tree having dark red edible fruits
    - jujube, jujube bush, Jerusalem thorn, Ziziphus jujuba
     
  2. Thorny Eurasian shrub with dry woody winged fruit
    - Jerusalem thorn, Paliurus spina-christi

Type of: bush, shrub

Part of: genus Paliurus, genus Ziziphus, Paliurus, Ziziphus

Encyclopedia: Christ's-thorn