HyperDic: haw

English > 3 senses of the word haw:
NOUNplanthaw, hawthorna spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus
bodyhawthe nictitating membrane of a horse
VERBcommunicationhawutter 'haw'
haw > pronunciation
Soundshhao'
English > haw: 3 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningA spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus.
Synonymhawthorn
Member ofCrataegus, genus Crataegusthorny shrubs and small trees
NarrowerEnglish hawthorn, Crataegus monogynaEuropean hawthorn having deeply cleft leaves and bright red fruits
blackthorn, pear haw, pear hawthorn, Crataegus calpodendron, Crataegus tomentosaErect and almost thornless American hawthorn with somewhat pear-shaped berries
cockspur thorn, cockspur hawthorn, Crataegus crus-gallieastern United States hawthorn with long straight thorns
evergreen thorn, Crataegus oxyacanthaevergreen hawthorn of southeastern Europe
mayhaw, summer haw, Crataegus aestivalishawthorn of southern United States bearing a juicy, acidic, scarlet fruit that is often used in jellies or preserves
parsley haw, parsley-leaved thorn, Crataegus apiifolia, Crataegus marshalliisouthern United States hawthorn with pinnately lobed leaves
red haw, downy haw, Crataegus mollis, Crataegus coccinea mollisAmerican red-fruited hawthorn with stems and leaves densely covered with short woolly hairs
red haw, Crataegus pedicellata, Crataegus coccineaAmerican red-fruited hawthorn with dense corymbs of pink-red flowers
scarlet haw, Crataegus biltmoreanaCommon shrub or small tree of the eastern United States having few thorns and white flowers in corymbs followed by bright orange-red berries
whitethorn, English hawthorn, may, Crataegus laevigata, Crataegus oxycanthathorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries
Broadershrub, bushA low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
Spanishcambrón, espino, majoleto, majuelo, oxiacanta
Catalanarç blanc
English > haw: 3 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe nictitating membrane of a horse.
Broadernictitating membrane, third eyelidA protective fold of skin in the eyes of reptiles and birds and some mammals
English > haw: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningUtter 'haw'.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"he hemmed and hawed"
Broaderutter, emit, let out, let looseExpress audibly

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