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Related to Oregon grape: Mahonia aquifolium
Any of various evergreen shrubs of the genus Berberis (or Mahonia), especially B. aquifolium of northwest North America, having compound leaves and bluish-black berries that resemble small grapes.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Plants) an evergreen berberidaceous shrub, Mahonia aquifolium, of NW North America, having yellow fragrant flowers and small blue edible berries
2. (Plants) the berry of this shrub
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a W North American shrub, Mahonia aquifolium, of the barberry family, having small blue berries and yellow flowers that are the state flower of Oregon.
2. the berry itself.
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|Noun||1.||Oregon grape - small shrub with grey-green leaves and yellow flowers followed by glaucous blue berries|
|2.||Oregon grape - ornamental evergreen shrub of Pacific coast of North America having dark green pinnate leaves and racemes of yellow flowers followed by blue-black berries|
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