Definition of Berberis

1. Noun. Large genus of shrubs of temperate zones of New and Old Worlds.

Exact synonyms: Genus Berberis
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Barberry Family, Berberidaceae, Family Berberidaceae
Member holonyms: Barberry



Definition of Berberis

1. Noun. Any of very many evergreen or deciduous shrubs of the genus ''Berberis'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Berberis

1. a barberry [n -ES] - See also: barberry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Berberis

berating
beratings
beration
berattle
beraunite
beray
berayed
beraying
berays
berbamunine synthase
berbe
berberin
berberine
berberines
berberins
berberis (current term)
berberises
berberries
berberry
berborite
berborites
bercaries
bercary
berceau
berceaux
berceuse
berceuses
berdaches
berdash

Literary usage of Berberis

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1. Transactions by Homoeopathic Medical Society of the State of New York (1884)
"The leaves are pinnate, and, instead of the soft bristles of the berberis vulgaris have spinulose teeth. They are leathery in texture, dark green in color, ..."

2. The British Journal of Homoeopathy edited by John James Drysdale, Robert Ellis Dudgeon, Richard Hughes, John Rutherfurd Russell (1873)
"Klein, tells us) berberis instead of quinine, and the fever abated in a few ... of ague and miasmatic fevers berberis vulgaris was the superior remedy. ..."

3. Charles Eliot, Landscape Architect: A Lover of Nature and of His Kind, who by Charles William Eliot (1903)
"berberis. Ribes. Spinea Thunbergii. [Sophora 2.] 26. Pyrus aucuparia. ... berberis Thunbergii 2. 45. Caragana. berberis. 46. berberis. berberis ..."

4. The Microanalysis of Powdered Vegetable Drugs by Albert Schneider (1921)
"Related species of berberis are substituted for the Canadian barberry. Likely to be attacked by insect parasites and the container should be kept closed ..."

5. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Eberhard Goebel (1905)
"Simple undivided leaves may also be transformed into branched thorns in another way:— berberis. Thus in berberis the leaves of the long shoots are thorns. ..."

6. The Flower Garden, Or, Breck's Book of Flowers: In which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1858)
"berberis. Barberry. Many of the species are cultivated in the gardens of Europe on account of the beauty of their fruit, flowers, or foliage. ..."

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