belonging to the Berberidaceae, the barberry family of plants.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Berberidaceae, a mainly N temperate family of flowering plants (mostly shrubs), including barberry and barrenwort
noun a hot-tasting Ethiopian paste made from garlic, cayenne pepper, coriander, and other spices, often used in stews
a white or yellow, crystalline, water-soluble alkaloid, C 20 H 19 NO 5 , derived from barberry or goldenseal, used as an antipyrotic, antibacterial, and stomachic. Historical Examples The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines T. H. Pardo de Tavera Man, Past and Present Agustus Henry Keane The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3 Various […]
noun any shrub of the berberidaceous genus Berberis See barberry Historical Examples Trees and Shrubs for English Gardens Ernest Thomas Cook Life Movements in Plants Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose The Amateur Garden George W. Cable A Woman’s Hardy Garden Helena Rutherfurd Ely Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The William Griffith Wanderings […]
- Berbice chair
noun a large armchair with long arms that can be folded inwards to act as leg rests