Shepherdia

noun Shep·her·dia \sheˈpərdēə, -epˈhə-\

Definition of Shepherdia

  1. :  a genus of American shrubs (family Elaeagnaceae) with silvery or scurfy opposite leaves, small dioecious flowers with eight stamens and baccate fruit — see buffalo berry

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Origin and Etymology of shepherdia

New Latin, from John Shepherd †1836 English botanist + New Latin -ia


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