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Noun: restharrow  'rest,her-ow [N. Amer], 'rest,ha-row [Brit]
  1. Eurasian plant having loose racemes of pink or purple flowers and spiny stems and tough roots
    - rest-harrow, Ononis spinosa
  2. European woody plant having pink flowers and unifoliate leaves and long tough roots; spreads by underground runners
    - rest-harrow, Ononis repens

Derived forms: restharrows, rest-harrows

Type of: subshrub, suffrutex

Part of: genus Ononis, Ononis

Encyclopedia: Restharrow