Definitions for juniperˈdʒu nə pər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ju•ni•perˈdʒu nə pər(n.)

  1. any of several evergreen shrubs or trees of the genus Juniperus, of the cypress family, having scaly leaves and berrylike cones that yield an oil used in flavoring gin.

    Category: Plants

Origin of juniper:

1350–1400; ME junipere < L jūniperus

Princeton's WordNet

  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


  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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Juniper(noun)

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


  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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a type of evergreen shrub with berries and prickly leaves.

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