mahonia[mə hō′nē ə]
The blossoms of the mahonia.
any of a genus (Mahonia) of low evergreen shrubs of the barberry family, with clusters of yellow flowers followed by blue berries
Origin of mahoniaModern Latin after B. McMahon (1775?-1816), American botanist
Any of various shrubs classified either in the genus Mahonia or the genus Berberis, such as the Oregon grape.
Origin of mahoniaNew Latin Mahonia, genus name, after Bernard McMahon (c. 1775–1816), Irish-born American botanist .