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wineberry (shrub)


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


plant noun (plants and fungi)



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Princeton WordNet


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)


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



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


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)


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)


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)


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)


Columbia Encyclopedia:


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)


American Heritage Dictionary:


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)


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)


shrub | shrublike [adjective, related]

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



shrub [entry 1, noun]

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


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:


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)


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)


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"


the Free Dictionary:


Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "wineberry"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "wineberry"


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