Oregon grape

noun
  1. an evergreen shrub, Mahonia aquifolium, of the barberry family, of the western coast of the U.S., having small blue berries and yellow flowers that are the state flower of Oregon.
  2. the berry itself.

Origin of Oregon grape

First recorded in 1850–55
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British Dictionary definitions for oregon grape

Oregon grape

noun
  1. an evergreen berberidaceous shrub, Mahonia aquifolium, of NW North America, having yellow fragrant flowers and small blue edible berries
  2. the berry of this shrub
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