mahonia

noun
ma·​ho·​nia | \ mə-ˈhō-nē-ə How to pronounce mahonia (audio) \

Definition of mahonia

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

First Known Use of mahonia

1818, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mahonia

New Latin, from Bernard McMahon †1816 American botanist

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The first known use of mahonia was in 1818

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mahonia

noun
ma·​ho·​nia | \ mə-ˈhō-nē-ə How to pronounce mahonia (audio) \

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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