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wineberry (shrub)

Definition:

a graceful deciduous shrub or small tree having attractive foliage and small red berries that turn black at maturity and are used for making wine

Class:

plant noun (plants and fungi)

Plural:

wineberries

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

Aristotelia serrata [species] | makomako | New Zealand wineberry | A. racemosa [abbreviation, nonstandard, species] | A. serrata [abbreviation, species] | Aristotelia racemosa [nonstandard, species]

All senses of wineberry...

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Aristotelia serrata [species] | wineberry

a tree endemic to New Zealand. The tree, called makomako in Maori, is common throughout New Zealand, in damp disturbed forest margins and damp river edges. It can be classified as a shrub or small tree and can grow to 9 m. Its leaves are broad,... (46 of 297 words, 2 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Aristotelia serrata

Wiktionary:

makomako

A tree endemic to New Zealand, taxonomic name Aristotelia serrata (10 of 11 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/makomako

Collins Dictionary:

mako | makos [plural] | mako-mako | wineberries [entry-specific, sense-specific, plural] | wineberry [synonym, sense-specific] | bellbird [sense-specific]

any shark of the genus "Isurus", especially "I. glaucus" of Indo-Pacific and Australian seas: family "Isuridae" | [New Zealand] the teeth of the mako ... (23 of 312 words, 4 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/mako

Oxford Dictionary:

wineberry | wineberries [plural] | Rubus phoenicolasius [species, sense-specific] | Rosaceae [family, member, sense-specific]

a bristly deciduous shrub native to China and Japan, producing scarlet berries used in cookery... | the fruit of the wineberry. | another term for ... (23 of 47 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/wineberry

Random House Dictionary:

wineberry | wineberries [plural] | Rubus phoenicolasius [species, sense-specific]

a prickly shrub of China and Japan, having pinkish or white flowers and small, red, edible fruit. | the fruit of this plant. (22 of 34 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/wineberry

Britannica Encyclopedia:

shrub [plant]

any woody plant that has several stems, none dominant, and is usually less than 3 m tall. When much-branched and dense, it may be called a bush. ... (27 of 131 words, 3 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/542122​/shrub

Columbia Encyclopedia:

shrub

any woody, perennial, bushy plant that branches into several stems or trunks at the base and is smaller than a tree. Shrubs are an important feature ... (26 of 213 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0845052​.html

American Heritage Dictionary:

shrub

A woody plant of relatively low height, having several stems arising from the base and lacking a single trunk; a bush. | A beverage made from fruit ... (26 of 70 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/shrub

New World Dictionary:

shrub | shrublike [adjective, related]

a low, woody plant with several permanent stems instead of a single trunk; bush | a drink made of fruit juice, sugar, and, usually, rum or brandy | an ... (27 of 63 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/shrub

shrub | shrublike [adjective, related]

a low, woody plant with several permanent stems instead of a single trunk; bush (14 of 31 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/shrublike

Merriam-Webster:

shrub [entry 1, noun]

a low usually several-stemmed woody plant (6 of 40 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/shrub

shrub [entry 2, noun]

an aged blend of fruit juice, sugar, and spirits served chilled and diluted with water | a beverage made by adding acidulated fruit juice to iced ... (25 of 43 words, 2 definitions)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/shrub show=1

Cambridge Dictionary:

shrub

a large plant with a rounded shape formed from many small branches growing either directly from the ground or from a hard woody stem, grown in gardens (27 of 41 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/shrub

Macmillan British Dictionary:

shrub [countable] | shrubs [plural]

a low thick bush, especially one that has been planted in a garden (13 of 38 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/shrub

Encarta Dictionary:

mako [entry 1] | makos [plural] | mako-mako: mako-makos [plural] | mako-makos [plural] | mako-mako | Aristotelia serrata [species] | wineberry [trees, New Zealand] | wineberries [trees, New Zealand, plural]

a small evergreen tree native to New Zealand that bears large clusters of reddish flowers. (15 of 42 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 561547462​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

wineberry | wineberries [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "wineberry"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/wineberry

the Free Dictionary:

wineberry

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "wineberry"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "wineberry"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/wineberry

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