juniper berry

juniper berry
noun see juniper

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Juniper berry — A juniper berry is the female seed cone produced by the various species of junipers. It is not a true berry but a cone with unusually fleshy and merged scales, which give it a berry like appearance. The cones from a handful of species, especially …   Wikipedia

  • juniper berry — noun berrylike fruit of a plant of the genus Juniperus especially the berrylike cone of the common juniper • Hypernyms: ↑fruit • Part Holonyms: ↑juniper * * * noun 1. : the fruit of a plant of the genus Juniperus (as the blue berrylike pungent ta …   Useful english dictionary

  • juniper berry — the berrylike cone of a juniper. [1715 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • juniper berry — ju′niper ber ry n. pln the berrylike cone of a juniper • Etymology: 1715–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • juniper berry — noun the female seed cone produced by the various species of junipers …   Wiktionary

  • juniper-berry oil — ber ē n JUNIPER OIL …   Medical dictionary

  • juniper-berry oil — noun see juniper oil …   Useful english dictionary

  • Juniper (disambiguation) — Juniper ( Juniperus ) is a type of shrub and tree in the cypress family. *Juniper berry, the fruit of the juniperThe word juniper may also be a reference to:Businesses / organisations*Juniper Bank, a Delaware credit card issuer owned by Barclays… …   Wikipedia

  • juniper — (n.) evergreen shrub, late 14c., from L. iuniperus (Cf. Fr. genièvre, Sp. enebro, Port. zimbro, It. ginepro), of uncertain origin, perhaps related to iunco reed. Watkins has it from PIE *yoini paros bearing juniper berries, from *yoi ni juniper… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Juniper — Taxobox name = Juniperus image width = 240px image caption = Juniperus osteosperma in Nevada regnum = Plantae divisio = Pinophyta classis = Pinopsida ordo = Pinales familia = Cupressaceae genus = Juniperus genus authority = L. subdivision ranks …   Wikipedia

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