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barberry family

noun
1.
the plant family Berberidaceae, characterized by shrubs and herbaceous plants having very varied leaves and flowers and fruit in the form of a berry or capsule, and including the barberry, May apple, and Oregon grape.
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  • The island barberry, a perennial shrub in the barberry family, sprouts clusters of yellow flowers that develop into blue berries.

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