Barberry

Definition of Barberry

Bar´ber`ry
n.1.(Bot.) A shrub of the genus Berberis, common along roadsides and in neglected fields. Berberis 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. The bark dyes a fine yellow, esp. the bark of the root.

Related Words

American barberry, Berberis, Berberis canadensis, Berberis thunbergii, Berberis vulgaris, bush, common barberry, European barberry, genus Berberis, Japanese barberry, shrub
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