Definition of Shrub. Meaning of Shrub. Synonyms of Shrub

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Definition of Shrub

Shrub
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.
Shrub
Shrub Shrub, v. t. To lop; to prune. [Obs.] --Anderson (1573).
Shrub
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.

Meaning of Shrub from wikipedia

- A shrub (often also called a bush) is a small-to-medium-sized perennial woody plant. Unlike herbaceous plants, shrubs have persistent woody stems above...
- In terms of mixed drinks, shrub is the name of two different, but related, acidulated beverages. One type of shrub is a fruit liqueur that was po****r...
- Shrub-steppe is a type of low-rainfall natural gr****land. While arid, shrub-steppes have sufficient moisture to support a cover of perennial gr****es or...
- A prostrate shrub is a woody plant, most of the branches of which lie upon or just above the ground, rather than being held erect as are the branches...
- Shrub lespedeza is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Lespedeza bicolor, native to Asia Lespedeza thunbergii, native to China and ****an...
- A subshrub (Latin suffrutex) or dwarf shrub is a short shrub, and is a woody plant. Prostrate shrub is a related term. "Subshrub" is often used interchangeably...
- Shrub swamps — also called scrub swamps or buttonbush swamps — are a type of freshwater wetland ecosystem occurring in areas too wet to become swamps...
- or bush is a plant community characterized by vegetation dominated by shrubs, often also including gr****es, herbs, and geophytes. Shrubland may either...
- Mediterranean region, typically consisting of densely growing evergreen shrubs. Maquis is characterized by plants of the family Lamiaceae, genera Laurus...
- Polygala × dalmaisiana (P. fruticosa × P. myrtifolia), the sweet pea shrub, is an ornamental plant of genus Polygala in the family Polygalaceae. This...