Definition of Mayhaw
1. Noun. Hawthorn of southern United States bearing a juicy, acidic, scarlet fruit that is often used in jellies or preserves.
Group relationships: Crataegus, Genus Crataegus
Generic synonyms: Haw, Hawthorn
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mayhaw
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Literary usage of Mayhaw
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Income Opportunities in Special Forest Products: Self-Help Suggestions for by Margaret G. Thomas (1994)
"Flavor Fest mayhaw Jelly. Mr. Glynn Carver and his brother, Randall, of Many, Louisiana, believe that there is a very good market for mayhaw jelly. ..."
2. Biotechnology: Forestry and Forest Products. Bibliography January 92-January 95 by Raymond Dobert (1995)
"... two genetically diverse cultivare of mayhaw fruit at three maturity stages. ... of pectin were determined in two cultivars of mayhaw fruit (Yellow Gem, ..."
3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1910)
"Upon the death of hie father, Joseph mayhaw, the under a written or parol contract, or even any contract at all. Jackson v. Wheat, 18 John. 44 ; Jackson v. ..."