The definition of a shrub is a small woody plant with multiple permanent stems that are usually a little smaller than a tree.noun
A mulberry bush is an example of a shrub.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: Early ME schrubbe < OE scrybb, brushwood, akin to scrub, Dan skrubbe
- shrublike adjective
- a drink made of fruit juice, sugar, and, usually, rum or brandy
- an iced drink made with slightly acid fruit juice and water
Origin: Ar sharāb, a drink: see syrup
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Origin: Middle English schrubbe, from Old English scrybb; see sker-1 in Indo-European roots.
Origin: From Arabic šurb, a drink, from šariba, to drink; see śrb in Semitic roots.
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