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mahonia

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noun ma·ho·nia \mə-ˈhō-nē-ə\

Definition of mahonia

  1. :  any of a genus (Mahonia) of American and Asian shrubs (as the Oregon grape) of the barberry family



Origin and Etymology of mahonia

New Latin, from Bernard McMahon †1816 American botanist


First Known Use: 1818


Medical Dictionary

mahonia

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noun ma·ho·nia \mə-ˈhō-nē-ə\

Medical Definition of mahonia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of North American and Asian shrubs (family Berberidaceae) that have unarmed branches and pinnate leaves and are sometimes included in the genus Berberis

  2. 2:  any shrub of the genus Mahonia




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