What does juniper mean?

Definitions for juniperˈdʒu nə pər

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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

  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.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Juniper

    jōō′ni-pėr, n. an evergreen shrub, the berries of which are used in making gin. [L. juniperusjuvenis, young, parĕre, to bring forth.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of juniper in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of juniper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jorgen Stoltz:

    There is a tension field between the geology created by the ice age, with clay and calcium-rich soil, and then the elevated seabed which came later, we have all types of nature. You have sand dunes, which have been overgrown with juniper berries and thyme, and you can walk through lush forests full of ramsons (wild garlic).

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