Definition of Restharrow

1. Noun. Eurasian plant having loose racemes of pink or purple flowers and spiny stems and tough roots.

Exact synonyms: Ononis Spinosa, Rest-harrow
Group relationships: Genus Ononis, Ononis
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex



2. Noun. European woody plant having pink flowers and unifoliate leaves and long tough roots; spreads by underground runners.
Exact synonyms: Ononis Repens, Rest-harrow
Group relationships: Genus Ononis, Ononis
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex

Definition of Restharrow

1. n. A European leguminous plant (Ononis arvensis) with long, tough roots.

Definition of Restharrow

1. Noun. Any of various species of small shrubs making up the genus ''Ononis'', especially ''O. repens'' which has pink flowers. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Restharrow

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restharrow (current term)
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Literary usage of Restharrow

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1. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1847)
"Cmnb. (2 ) The herb restharrow. Midi. C. of money. Chaucer. FINCH-BACKED. White on the back, applied to cattle. North. PINCHED. Finished. Will, Werw. FIND. ..."

2. An Encyclopædia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1869)
"restharrow is a corruption of arrest, that is, stop, harrow ; from the long and deeply seated roots Gen. Char. ..."

3. An Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1869)
"restharrow Is a corruption of arrest, that is, stop, harrow; from the long and deeply ... L. The shrubby restharrow. Identification. Lin. Sp., 1010. i Dec. ..."

4. Contributions Towards a Fauna and Flora of the County of Cork by J. R. Harvey, Thomas C. Power, John D. Humphreys (1845)
"... L. Common restharrow. ... O. antiquorum, L. Spinous restharrow. (O. spim»a,MFH) Lakelands, Cork : Rev. Dr, Hincks. ..."

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