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Noun: Oregon grape  or-u-gun greyp or ór-u-gun greyp [N. Amer], ó-ru-gun greyp [Brit]
  1. Ornamental evergreen shrub of Pacific coast of North America having dark green pinnate leaves and racemes of yellow flowers followed by blue-black berries
    - Oregon holly grape, hollygrape, mountain grape, holly-leaves barberry, Mahonia aquifolium
  2. Small shrub with grey-green leaves and yellow flowers followed by glaucous blue berries
    - Mahonia nervosa

Derived forms: Oregon grapes

Type of: bush, shrub

Encyclopedia: Oregon grape