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English noun: prickly ash

1. prickly ash (plant) any of a number of trees or shrubs of the genus Zanthoxylum having spiny branches


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Narrower (hyponym)Hercules'-club, Hercules'-clubs, Hercules-club, sea ash, toothache tree, Zanthoxylum americanum, Zanthoxylum clava-herculis, Zanthoxylum fraxineum


Member meronymgenus Zanthoxylum, Zanthoxylum

2. prickly ash (plant) Australian tree having alternate simple leaves (when young they are pinnate with prickly toothed margins) and slender axillary spikes of white flowers


SynonymsOrites excelsa


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Member meronymgenus Orites, Orites









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