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shrub


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Shrub  \Shrub\,  n.  [OE.  schrob,  AS  scrob,  scrobb  akin  to  Norw. 
  skrubba  the  dwarf  cornel  tree.]  (Bot.) 
  A  woody  plant  of  less  size  than  a  tree,  and  usually  with 
  several  stems  from  the  same  root. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Shrub  \Shrub\,  v.  t. 
  To  lop;  to  prune.  [Obs.]  --Anderson  (1573). 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Shrub  \Shrub\,  n.  [Ar.  shirb,  shurb,  a  drink,  beverage,  fr 
  shariba  to  drink.  Cf  {Sirup},  {Sherbet}.] 
  A  liquor  composed  of  vegetable  acid,  especially  lemon  juice, 
  and  sugar,  with  spirit  to  preserve  it 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  shrub 
  n  :  a  low  woody  perennial  plant  usually  having  several  major 
  branches  [syn:  {bush}] 




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