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Ribes, genus Ribes(noun)
a flowering shrub bearing currants or gooseberries; native to northern hemisphere
a genus of shrubs including gooseberries and currants of many kinds
Origin: [NL.; cf. Dan. ribs, and Ar. rbs a plant with an acid juice.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A plant genus of the family GROSSULARIACEAE. GAMMA-LINOLENIC ACID is obtained from the black currant oil of the seeds.
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