any of several shrubs belonging to the genus Physocarpus, of the rose family, having bark that separates into thin layers.
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How to use ninebark in a sentence
The high-bush cranberries bore white blossoms here and there, and the ninebark bushes were covered with masses of pinkish buds.The Secret Cache | E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill
Blaise, on the other side of a scraggly ninebark bush, seemed to be examining a pile of boulders and rock fragments.The Secret Cache | E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill