Results for: shrub
(Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Plants) a woody perennial plant, smaller than a tree, with several major branches arising from near the base of the main stem
[Old English scrybb; related to Middle Low German schrubben coarse, uneven, Old Swedish skrubba to scrub1]
1. (Miscellaneous Technologies / Brewing) a mixed drink of rum, fruit juice, sugar, and spice
2. (Miscellaneous Technologies / Brewing) mixed fruit juice, sugar, and spice made commercially to be mixed with rum or other spirits
[from Arabic sharāb, variant of shurb drink; see sherbet]
shrub /rb/ n. a plant with leaves, used esp. for decoration around buildings and in parks: We cut the shrubs in front of our house every month. -n. [U] shrubbery. See: bush.