juniper

Definitions:

  • Any of various evergreen trees or shrubs of the genus <em>Juniperus,</em> having needlelike or scalelike, often pointed leaves and aromatic, bluish-gray, berrylike seed-bearing cones.
  • The American larch, <em>Larix laricina.</em>
  • The black spruce, <em>Picea Mariana.</em>
  • The ground-hemlock, <em>Taxus Canadensis.</em>
  • coniferous evergreen shrub or tree, belonging to the genus <em>Juniperus.</em>
  • Bitter; sharp; severe.
  • Any evergreen shrub or tree, of the genus Juniperus and order Coniferæ.
  • the larva of a geometrid moth (<spn>Drepanodes varus</spn>). It feeds upon the leaves of the juniper, and mimics the small twigs both in form and color, in a remarkable manner.
  • any <xref>shrub</xref> or <xref>tree</xref> of the <xref>genus</xref> Juniperus of the <xref>cypress</xref> <xref>family</xref>; characterized by <xref>pointed</xref>, needle-like <xref>leaves</xref> and <xref>aromatic</xref> berry-like <xref>cones</xref>.
  • certain <xref>coniferous</xref> trees which resemble junipers.
  • desert shrub of Syria and Arabia having small white flowers; constitutes the juniper of the Old Testament; sometimes placed in genus Genista
  • coniferous shrub or small tree with berrylike cones
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