Definition of shrub :
1. A liquor composed of vegetable acid, especially lemon juice, and sugar, with spirit to preserve it.
2. A woody plant of less size than a tree, and usually with several stems from the same root.
3. To lop; to prune.
shrub (part of speech: noun)
sagebrush, gorse, blueberry, oleander, mesquite, milkwort, juniper, chokeberry, currant, spiraea, lilac, rhododendron, guava, cotton, rose of sharon, tamarisk, cranberry, sumac, zenobia, pomegranate, heather, poison sumac, blackthorn, sisal, forsythia, elder, gardenia, rosemary, jute, blackberry, locust, privet, pussy willow, myrtle, mistletoe, hibiscus, huckleberry, holly, alder, gooseberry, azalea, fuchsia, magnolia, syringa, bayberry, furze
vegetation (part of speech: noun)
- Romance is indeed a hardy shrub." - "The Orchard of Tears", Sax Rohmer.
- But not even a shrub grows naturally on this extensive space. - "A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16", Robert Kerr.
- The country, as far as Mr Williamson could see, produces neither tree nor shrub. - "A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16", Robert Kerr.