Shrub (?), n. [Ar. shirb, shurb, a drink, beverage, fr. shariba to drink. Cf. Sirup, Sherbet.]

A liquor composed of vegetable acid, especially lemon juice, and sugar, with spirit to preserve it.


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Shrub, n. [OE. schrob, AS. scrob, scrobb; akin to Norw. skrubba the dwarf cornel tree.] Bot.

A woody plant of less size than a tree, and usually with several stems from the same root.


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Shrub, v. t.

To lop; to prune.


Anderson (1573).


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