coffeeberry
coffeeberry coffeeberry n. an evergreen shrub of Western U.S. ({Rhamnus californicus}), bearing small red or black fruits; -- called also the {California buckthorn}.

Syn: California buckthorn, California coffee, {Rhamnus californicus}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • coffeeberry — noun evergreen shrub of western United States bearing small red or black fruits • Syn: ↑California buckthorn, ↑California coffee, ↑Rhamnus californicus • Hypernyms: ↑buckthorn * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • coffeeberry — /kaw fee ber ee, kof ee /, n., pl. coffeeberries. an evergreen shrub, Rhamnus californica, of the buckthorn family, common in the western U.S., having small, greenish flowers and red fruit that turns black, grown as a bee plant. [1655 65, Amer.;… …   Universalium

  • coffeeberry — cof·fee·ber·ry kȯ fē .ber ē, käf ē n CASCARA BUCKTHORN …   Medical dictionary

  • California coffeeberry — kaliforninis šaltekšnis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šunobelinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Frangula californica), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Frangula californica angl. California buchthorn; California… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • California buckthorn — coffeeberry coffeeberry n. an evergreen shrub of Western U.S. ({Rhamnus californicus}), bearing small red or black fruits; called also the {California buckthorn}. Syn: California buckthorn, California coffee, {Rhamnus californicus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhamnus californicus — coffeeberry coffeeberry n. an evergreen shrub of Western U.S. ({Rhamnus californicus}), bearing small red or black fruits; called also the {California buckthorn}. Syn: California buckthorn, California coffee, {Rhamnus californicus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhamnus californicus — coffeeberry coffeeberry n. an evergreen shrub of Western U.S. ({Rhamnus californicus}), bearing small red or black fruits; called also the {California buckthorn}. Syn: California buckthorn, California coffee, {Rhamnus californicus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Rhamnus californica — Taxobox name = Rhamnus californica image width = 240px image caption = R. c. ssp. californica regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Rosales familia = Rhamnaceae genus = Rhamnus subgenus = Frangula species = R.… …   Wikipedia

  • Buckthorn — Taxobox name = Buckthorn image width = 240px image caption = Alder Buckthorn ( Rhamnus frangula ) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Rosales familia = Rhamnaceae genus = Rhamnus genus authority = L.… …   Wikipedia

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