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 for Crataegus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crataegus \Cra*t[ae]"gus\ (kr?-t?"g?s), n. [NL., fr. Gr.
     krataigo`s.] (Bot.)
     A genus of small, hardy trees, including the hawthorn, much
     used for ornamental purposes.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: thorny shrubs and small trees: hawthorn; thorn; thorn apple
           [syn: Crataegus, genus Crataegus]

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