Definition of Summer haw

1. Noun. Hawthorn of southern United States bearing a juicy, acidic, scarlet fruit that is often used in jellies or preserves.

Exact synonyms: Crataegus Aestivalis, Mayhaw
Group relationships: Crataegus, Genus Crataegus
Generic synonyms: Haw, Hawthorn



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Summer Haw

summer-stirring
summer-time
summer-work
summer and winter
summer boarder
summer camp
summer camps
summer cohosh
summer cottage
summer crookneck
summer cypress
summer damask rose
summer duck
summer fallow
summer flounder
summer haw (current term)
summer house
summer hyacinth
summer melt
summer pruning
summer pudding
summer puddings
summer redbird
summer resort
summer sausage
summer sausages
summer savory
summer savoury
summer school
summer snowflake

Literary usage of Summer haw

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1. Check List of the Forest Trees of the United States: Their Names and Ranges by George Bishop Sudworth (1898)
"Gr. summer haw. RANGE.—Coast region from South Carolina (Savannah River) to northern ... NAMES IN USE.—May Haw (Tex.); Apple Haw (Fla.); summer haw (Fla.). ..."

2. Gray's School and Field Book of Botany: Consisting of "Lessons in Botany by Asa Gray (1887)
"... 3 - ¡">-flowered peduncles, and large red juicy fruit, pleasantly acid, used for tarts, &c. : ripe in summer. tí. flava, YELLOW or summer haw. ..."

3. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"summer haw of S. States. Along pine- barren ponds, from S. Car. ... YELLOW or summer haw. Sandy soil, from Va. S. and W. ; small tree, with wedge-obovate ..."

4. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany: A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1895)
"summer haw of S. States. Along pine- barren ponds, from S. Car. ... YELLOW or summer haw. Sandy soil, from Va. S. and W. ; small tree, with wedge-obovate ..."

5. The Woods of the United States by Charles Sprague Sargent, American Museum of Natural History (1885)
"summer haw. Yellow Haw. Red Haw. Virginia southward, generally near the coast, to Tampa Bay, Florida, extending west through the Gulf States to eastern ..."

6. Useful wild plants of the United States and Canada by Charles Francis Saunders (1920)
"The summer haw (Crataegus flava, Ait.), a small tree of the Southern States, bears somewhat pear-shaped, yellowish fruits, one-half to three-fourths ..."

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