Shepherdias
Shepherdia Shep*her"di*a, n.; pl. {Shepherdias}. [NL. So called from John Shepherd, an English botanist.] (Bot.) A genus of shrubs having silvery scurfy leaves, and belonging to the same family as El[ae]agnus; also, any plant of this genus. See {Buffalo berry}, under {Buffalo}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Shepherdia — Shep*her di*a, n.; pl. {Shepherdias}. [NL. So called from John Shepherd, an English botanist.] (Bot.) A genus of shrubs having silvery scurfy leaves, and belonging to the same family as El[ae]agnus; also, any plant of this genus. See {Buffalo… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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