Oregon grape
Oregon grape Or"e*gon grape` ([o^]r"[-e]*g[o^]n gr[=a]p`). (Bot.) An evergreen species of barberry ({Berberis Aquifolium}), of Oregon and California; also, its roundish, blue-black berries. [1913 Webster]

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  • Oregon grape — ☆ Oregon grape n. MAHONIA …   English World dictionary

  • Oregon-grape — Mahonia aquifolium Oregon grape Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Division …   Wikipedia

  • Oregon grape — noun a) An evergreen shrub (Mahonia aquifolium) native to the northwestern United States and southwestern Canada, having broadly serrated, glossy leaves and clusters of yellow flowers that develop into dark bluish purple fruits. Also called tall… …   Wiktionary

  • Oregon grape — n. 1. an evergreen shrub, Mahonia aquifolium, of the barberry family, of the western coast of the U.S., having small blue berries and yellow flowers that are the state flower of Oregon. 2. the berry itself. [1850 55] * * * ▪ plant also called… …   Universalium

  • Oregon-grape — gyslotoji mahonija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Raugerškinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Mahonia nervosa), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Mahonia nervosa angl. Oregon barberry; Oregon grape holly; Oregon grape; water holly… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Oregon-grape — gulsčioji mahonija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Raugerškinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Mahonia repens), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Mahonia repens angl. creeping barberry; Oregon barberry; Oregon grape… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Oregon-grape — dyglialapė mahonija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Raugerškinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Mahonia aquifolium), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Mahonia aquifolium angl. blue barberry; holly barberry; holly… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Oregon grape — noun 1. ornamental evergreen shrub of Pacific coast of North America having dark green pinnate leaves and racemes of yellow flowers followed by blue black berries • Syn: ↑Oregon holly grape, ↑hollygrape, ↑mountain grape, ↑holly leaves barberry,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oregon grape — Or′egon grape′ n. 1) pln a W North American shrub, Mahonia aquifolium, of the barberry family, having small blue berries and yellow flowers that are the state flower of Oregon 2) pln the berry itself • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • Oregon grape — Or·e·gon grape .ȯr i gən , .är , .gän n an evergreen shrub of the genus Mahonia (M. aquifolium) having a rhizome and roots from which various alkaloids (as berberine) are obtained …   Medical dictionary

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