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noun

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.
the berry itself.

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Origin of Oregon grape

First recorded in 1850–55
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Oregon grape

noun

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