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A woody plant of relatively low height, having several stems arising from the base and lacking a single trunk; a bush.
A beverage made from fruit juice, sugar, and a liquor such as rum or brandy.
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(Plants) a woody perennial plant, smaller than a tree, with several major branches arising from near the base of the main stem
[Old English scrybb; related to Middle Low German schrubben coarse, uneven, Old Swedish skrubba to scrub1]
1. (Brewing) a mixed drink of rum, fruit juice, sugar, and spice
2. (Brewing) mixed fruit juice, sugar, and spice made commercially to be mixed with rum or other spirits
[C18: from Arabic sharāb, variant of shurb drink; see sherbet]
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a woody plant smaller than a tree, usu. having multiple permanent stems branching from or near the ground.
[before 1000; Middle English shrubbe, Old English scrubb, scrybb brushwood]
1. an appetizer of sweetened fruit juice, often topped with sherbet.
2. a drink of fruit juice, sugar, and alcohol.
[1740–50; < Arabic, metathetic variant of shurb drink; see sherbet]
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A woody plant that is smaller than a tree, usually having several stems rather than a single trunk; a bush.
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|Noun||1.||shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems|
shrubbery - a collection of shrubs growing together
Catha edulis - a shrub that is cultivated by Arabs for its leaves which are chewed or used to make tea
ephedra, joint fir - jointed and nearly leafless desert shrub having reduced scalelike leaves and reddish fleshy seeds
Chilean rimu, Lepidothamnus fonkii - about the hardiest Podocarpaceae species; prostrate spreading shrub similar to mountain rimu; mountains of southern Chile
Dacridium laxifolius, Lepidothamnus laxifolius, mountain rimu - low-growing to prostrate shrub with slender trailing branches; New Zealand
barberry - any of numerous plants of the genus Berberis having prickly stems and yellow flowers followed by small red berries
blue cohosh, blueberry root, Caulophyllum thalictrioides, Caulophyllum thalictroides, papoose root, papooseroot, squaw root, squawroot - tall herb of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally
hollygrape, holly-leaves barberry, Mahonia aquifolium, mountain grape, Oregon holly grape, 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
Mahonia nervosa, Oregon grape - small shrub with grey-green leaves and yellow flowers followed by glaucous blue berries
allspice - deciduous shrubs having aromatic bark; eastern China; southwestern and eastern United States
Chimonanthus praecox, Japan allspice, Japanese allspice, winter sweet - deciduous Japanese shrub cultivated for its fragrant yellow flowers
American spicebush, Benjamin bush, Benzoin odoriferum, Lindera benzoin, spice bush, spicebush - deciduous shrub of the eastern United States having highly aromatic leaves and bark and yellow flowers followed by scarlet or yellow berries
pepper shrub, Pseudowintera colorata, Wintera colorata - evergreen shrub or small tree whose foliage is conspicuously blotched with red and yellow and having small black fruits
Myrica gale, Scotch gale, sweet gale - bog shrub of north temperate zone having bitter-tasting fragrant leaves
wax myrtle - any shrub or small tree of the genus Myrica with aromatic foliage and small wax-coated berries
Comptonia asplenifolia, Comptonia peregrina, sweet fern - deciduous shrub of eastern North America with sweet scented fernlike leaves and tiny white flowers
corkwood, corkwood tree, Leitneria floridana - very small deciduous dioecious tree or shrub of damp habitats in southeastern United States having extremely light wood
mimosa - any of various tropical shrubs or trees of the genus Mimosa having usually yellow flowers and compound leaves
Anadenanthera colubrina, Piptadenia macrocarpa - Brazilian shrub having twice-pinnate leaves and small spicate flowers followed by flat or irregularly torulose pods; sometimes placed in genus Piptadenia
calliandra - any of various shrubs and small trees valued for their fine foliage and attractive spreading habit and clustered white to deep pink or red flowers
Lysiloma sabicu, sabicu - West Indian tree yielding a hard dark brown wood resembling mahogany in texture and value
black bead, catclaw, cat's-claw, Pithecellodium unguis-cati - erect shrub with small if any spines having racemes of white to yellow flowers followed by curved pointed pods and black shiny seeds; West Indies and Florida
mesquit, mesquite - any of several small spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Prosopis having small flowers in axillary cylindrical spikes followed by large pods rich in sugar
Acocanthera oblongifolia, Acocanthera spectabilis, poison arrow plant, winter sweet - medium-sized shrubby tree of South Africa having thick leathery evergreen leaves and white or pink flowers and globose usually two-seeded purplish black fruits
Acocanthera oppositifolia, Acocanthera venenata, bushman's poison, ordeal tree - evergreen shrub or tree of South Africa
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Shrubsacacia, acanthus, arbutus, bilberry, blackcurrant, blackthorn, blueberry, bramble, briar or brier, broom, buckthorn, buddleia, camellia, caper, clematis, coca, cotton, cranberry, crown-of-thorns, daphne, dogwood, forsythia, frangipani, fuchsia, gardenia, gooseberry, gorse, hawthorn, heath, heather, honeysuckle, hydrangea, jasmine, juniper, laburnum, laurel, lilac, liquorice, magnolia, mistletoe, mock orange, myrtle, oleander, poinsettia, poison ivy, poison oak, potentilla, privet, pyracantha, raspberry, redcurrant, rhododendron, rose, rosemary, rue, strawberry, tea, thyme
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shrub[ʃrʌb] N → arbusto m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
shrub[ˈʃrʌb] n → arbuste m
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shrub[ʃrʌb] n → arbusto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a small bush or woody plant. He has planted bushes and shrubs in his garden. struik شُجَيْرَه، جَنَبَه шубрак arbusto keřík der Strauch busk θάμνος, χαμόδεντροarbusto puhmas بوته pensas arbusteשיח झाड़ी grm, žbun bokor semak-semak, belukar runni arbusto 低木 관목 krūmas krūms pokok renek struikbuskkrzew بوټى، ګلپوټى arbusto arbust куст ker grmič žbun buske ต้นไม้เตี้ย ๆ çalı, funda 矮樹，灌木 кущ, чагарник جھاڑ cây bụi 灌木ˈshrubbery – plural ˈshrubberies – noun
a part of a garden where shrubs are grown. struike رُكْن في حَديقَه تَكْثُر فيه الشُّجَيْرات кът с храсти jardim de arbustos křoviny das Gesträuch buskads θαμνότοπος arbustos, matas puhmasistandik بوته زار pensaikko (massif d') arbustes חֶלקַת שִׂיחִים झाड़ी, झुरमुट, झाड़-झंकाड़ grmlje, nasad ukrasnog grmlja bozót semak samun runnagróður boschetto 低木の植え込み 관목 숲 krûmynas krūmājs rumpun pokok renek heesterperk buskas; hekk kępa krzewów بوټى لرونكى مځكه، بوټيانه jardim de arbustos desiş de arbuşti кустарник krovie grmičevje grmlje buskage ไม้พุม çalılık, fundalık 灌木栽種區 чагарник شاخسار khu vực có nhiều cây bụi 灌木丛
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shrub→ شُجَيْرَة keř busk Strauch χαμόδεντρο arbusto pensas arbuste grm arbusto 低木 관목 struik busk krzew arbusto кустарник buske พุ่มไม้ çalı cây bụi 灌木
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