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haw,

common name for several plants, e.g., the hawthornhawthorn,
any species of the genus Crataegus of the family Rosaceae (rose family), shrubs and trees widely distributed in north temperate climates and especially common in E North America.
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 and the black haw (see honeysucklehoneysuckle,
common name for some members of the Caprifoliaceae, a family comprised mostly of vines and shrubs of the Northern Hemisphere, especially abundant in E Asia and E North America.
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haw

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1. the round or oval fruit (a pome) of the hawthorn, usually red or yellow, containing one to five seeds
2. another name for hawthorn

haw

2
the nictitating membrane of a horse or other domestic animal
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Before the 18th century, the widespread New World fly Rhagoletis pomonella laid x its eggs and fed its young only in the small fruits, or haws, of hawthorn trees.
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PEACE campaigner Brian Haws has lost his bid to appeal against being evicted from his tent outside the Houses of Parliament.