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A thorny shrub that bears yellow flowers and red or blue-black berries
{n} a prickly shrub, and it's berry
A shrub of the genus Berberis, common along roadsides and in neglected fields
{i} type of bush; fruit of this bush
The bark dyes a fine yellow, esp
vulgaris is the species best known; its oblong red berries are made into a preserve or sauce, and have been deemed efficacious in fluxes and fevers
Any of the almost 500 species of thorny evergreen or deciduous shrubs constituting the genus Berberis. The genus is the largest and most important group in the family Berberidaceae, of the buttercup order. Most barberries are native to the northern temperate zone, particularly Asia. Barberry bushes have yellow wood and yellow flowers. The fruit of several species is made into jellies. Other members of the same family include heavenly bamboo (Nandina domestica), an indoor potted plant; mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum), a woodland wildflower; Epimedium, a ground cover; and Oregon grape (Mahonia), a genus of broad-leaved evergreen shrubs
any of numerous plants of the genus Berberis having prickly stems and yellow flowers followed by small red berries
the bark of the root
american barberry
deciduous shrub of eastern North America whose leaves turn scarlet in autumn and having racemes of yellow flowers followed by ellipsoid glossy red berries
plural of barberry
common barberry
upright deciduous European shrub widely naturalized in United States having clusters of juicy berries
japanese barberry
compact deciduous shrub having persistent red berries; widespread in cultivation especially for hedges





    [ 'bär-"ber-E ] (noun.) 14th century. Middle English barbere, from Middle French barbarin, from Arabic barbArIs.

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