Associations to the word «Shrub»


SHRUB, noun. A woody plant smaller than a tree, and usually with several stems from the same base.
SHRUB, verb. (obsolete) To lop; to prune.
SHRUB, verb. (transitive) (Kenya) To mispronounce a word by replacing its consonant sound(s) with another or others of a similar place of articulation.
SHRUB, noun. A liquor composed of vegetable acid, fruit juice (especially lemon), sugar, sometimes vinegar, and a small amount of spirit as a preservative. Modern shrub is usually non-alcoholic, but in earlier times it was often mixed with a substantial amount of spirit such as brandy or rum, thus making it a liqueur.
SHRUB CELERY, noun. The crisp, thick leafstalk of the celery plant; used as a vegetable, or eaten raw.

Dictionary definition

SHRUB, noun. A low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems.

Wise words

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