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shrub

noun \ ˈshrəb , especially Southern ˈsrəb \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of shrub

: a low usually several-stemmed woody plant

shrub-like

or shrublike play \ˈshrəb-ˌlīk, especially Southern ˈsrəb-\ adjective
    • shrub-like plants

Origin and Etymology of shrub

Middle English schrobbe, from Old English scrybb brushwood; akin to Norwegian skrubbebær, a cornel of a dwarf species


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shrub

noun

Definition of shrub

1 : an aged blend of fruit juice, sugar, and spirits served chilled and diluted with water
2 : a beverage made by adding acidulated fruit juice to iced water

Origin and Etymology of shrub

Arabic sharāb beverage


SHRUB Defined for Kids

shrub

noun \ ˈshrəb \

Definition of shrub for Students

: a woody plant that has several stems and is smaller than most trees


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