Definitions for crown of thorns

Definitions for (noun) crown of thorns

Main entry: crown of thorns

Definition: a mock crown made of thorn branches that Roman soldiers placed on Jesus before the Crucifixion

Main entry: Euphorbia milii, Christ plant, Christ thorn, crown of thorns

Definition: somewhat climbing bushy spurge of Madagascar having long woody spiny stems with few leaves and flowers with scarlet bracts

Main entry: cross, crown of thorns

Definition: any affliction that causes great suffering

Usage: that is his cross to bear; he bears his afflictions like a crown of thorns

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