Definition of European barberry
1. Noun. Upright deciduous European shrub widely naturalized in United States having clusters of juicy berries.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of European Barberry
Literary usage of European barberry
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1. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1866)
"... forming a tall bush with the habit of the common european barberry. The fruit is round, covered over with a thick bloom, and has altogether the ..."
2. Bulletin of the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1908)
"Among the barberries may be mentioned : the common european barberry, the ripe fruit of which is sometimes made into preserves, and the unripe ones pickled ..."
3. The Propagation of Plants: Giving the Principles which Govern the by Andrew Samuel Fuller (1887)
"A few species are deciduous, like the common european barberry (B. vulgaris), and the American (B. ..."
4. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1835)
"... simple or three-parted very abundantly, tonn ing я tall bush with i common european barberry. The fruit is over with a thick bloom, and has altogether ..."