Definitions for juniperˈdʒu nə pər

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. retem, raetam, juniper bush, juniper, Retama raetam, Genista raetam(noun)

    desert shrub of Syria and Arabia having small white flowers; constitutes the juniper of the Old Testament; sometimes placed in genus Genista

  2. juniper(noun)

    coniferous shrub or small tree with berrylike cones

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  1. juniper(Noun)

    any shrub or tree of the genus Juniperus of the cypress family; characterized by pointed, needle-like leaves and aromatic berry-like cones

  2. juniper(Noun)

    certain coniferous trees which resemble junipers

  3. Origin: From iuniperus.

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  1. Juniper(noun)

    any evergreen shrub or tree, of the genus Juniperus and order Coniferae

  2. Origin: [L. juniperus, prop., youth-producing, and so called from its evergreen appearance, from the roots of E. juvenile, and parent. Cf. Gin the liquor.]

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  1. Juniper

    Junipers are coniferous plants in the genus Juniperus of the cypress family Cupressaceae. Depending on taxonomic viewpoint, there are between 50-67 species of juniper, widely distributed throughout the northern hemisphere, from the Arctic, south to tropical Africa in the Old World, and to the mountains of Central America.


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