Darwin barberry

noun
Dar·​win barberry | \ ˈdär-wən- How to pronounce Darwin barberry (audio) \

Definition of Darwin barberry

: 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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History and Etymology for Darwin barberry

after Charles R. Darwin †1882 English naturalist

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“Darwin barberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Darwin%20barberry. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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