Siberian pea tree
Siberian Si*be"ri*an, a. [From Siberia, Russ. Sibire.] Of or pertaining to Siberia, a region comprising all northern Asia and belonging to Russia; as, a Siberian winter. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Siberia. [1913 Webster]

{Siberian crab} (Bot.), the Siberian crab apple. See {Crab apple}, under {Crab}.

{Siberian dog} (Zo["o]l.), one of a large breed of dogs having erect ears and the hair of the body and tail very long. It is distinguished for endurance of fatigue when used for the purpose of draught.

{Siberian pea tree} (Bot.), a small leguminous tree ({Cragana arborescens}) with yellow flowers. It is a native of Siberia. [1913 Webster]


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  • Siberian pea tree — noun large spiny shrub of eastern Asia having clusters of yellow flowers; often cultivated in shelterbelts and hedges • Syn: ↑Caragana arborescens • Hypernyms: ↑pea tree, ↑caragana * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized S : a small spiny tree or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pea tree — noun any plant of the genus Caragana having even pinnate leaves and mostly yellow flowers followed by seeds in a linear pod • Syn: ↑caragana • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Hyponyms: ↑Siberian pea tree, ↑Caragana arborescens, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Siberian — Si*be ri*an, a. [From Siberia, Russ. Sibire.] Of or pertaining to Siberia, a region comprising all northern Asia and belonging to Russia; as, a Siberian winter. n. A native or inhabitant of Siberia. [1913 Webster] {Siberian crab} (Bot.), the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Siberian crab — Siberian Si*be ri*an, a. [From Siberia, Russ. Sibire.] Of or pertaining to Siberia, a region comprising all northern Asia and belonging to Russia; as, a Siberian winter. n. A native or inhabitant of Siberia. [1913 Webster] {Siberian crab} (Bot.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Siberian dog — Siberian Si*be ri*an, a. [From Siberia, Russ. Sibire.] Of or pertaining to Siberia, a region comprising all northern Asia and belonging to Russia; as, a Siberian winter. n. A native or inhabitant of Siberia. [1913 Webster] {Siberian crab} (Bot.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cragana arborescens — Siberian Si*be ri*an, a. [From Siberia, Russ. Sibire.] Of or pertaining to Siberia, a region comprising all northern Asia and belonging to Russia; as, a Siberian winter. n. A native or inhabitant of Siberia. [1913 Webster] {Siberian crab} (Bot.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of trees and shrubs by taxonomic family — The following is a list of trees and shrubs of high notoriety. Taxonomic families for the following trees and shrubs are listed in alphabetical order, likewise the genera and closely related species.=GYMNOSPERMS= =CONIFERS= Araucariaceae: The… …   Wikipedia

  • Trees of Canada — This list includes many of the common large shrubs of Canada, as well as the trees. Many of the trees on this list are introduced as ornamentals or for food and are not common in Canada. Also due to the vast area of Canada, a tree that is common… …   Wikipedia

  • caragana — noun any plant of the genus Caragana having even pinnate leaves and mostly yellow flowers followed by seeds in a linear pod • Syn: ↑pea tree • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Hyponyms: ↑Siberian pea tree, ↑Caragana arborescens, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • caragana — /kar euh gay neuh, gah /, n. any Asiatic tree or shrub of the genus Caragana, of the pea family, having pinnately compound leaves and mostly yellow flowers, used as hedge plants in the U.S., esp. in cold regions. [ < NL, perh. directly <… …   Universalium

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