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1shrub

noun \ˈshrəb, especially Southern ˈsrəb\

Definition of SHRUB

:  a low usually several-stemmed woody plant
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Origin of SHRUB

Middle English schrobbe, from Old English scrybb brushwood; akin to Norwegian skrubbebær, a cornel of a dwarf species
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with SHRUB

2shrub

noun

Definition of SHRUB

1
:  an aged blend of fruit juice, sugar, and spirits served chilled and diluted with water
2
:  a beverage made by adding acidulated fruit juice to iced water

Origin of SHRUB

Arabic sharāb beverage
First Known Use: circa 1706
SHRUB Defined for Kids

shrub

noun \ˈshrəb\

Definition of SHRUB for Kids

:  a woody plant that has several stems and is smaller than most trees
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