Darwin barberry

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noun Dar·win barberry \ˈdär-wən-\

Definition of Darwin barberry

  1. :  a half-evergreen or evergreen shrub (Berberis darwinii) native to South America but much grown in England that has entire spiny-toothed leaves and orange-yellow flowers in long racemes succeeded by dark purple berries

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Origin and Etymology of darwin barberry

after Charles R. Darwin †1882 English naturalist


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