mahonia

noun ma·ho·nia \ mə-ˈhō-nē-ə \

Definition of mahonia

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

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Origin and Etymology of mahonia

New Latin, from Bernard McMahon †1816 American botanist


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mahonia

noun ma·ho·nia \ mə-ˈhō-nē-ə \

medical Definition of mahonia

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 : any shrub of the genus Mahonia

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