What does berberis mean?

berberis meaning in General Dictionary

huge genus of shrubs of temperate zones of the latest and Old Worlds

Sentence Examples with the word berberis

BERBERINE, C 20 H 17 N0 4, an alkaloid occurring together with the alkaloids oxyacanthine C18H19N03, berbamine C18H19N03, hydrastine C21H21N06, and canadine C 20 H 21 N0 4, in Berberis vulgaris; it also occurs in other plants, Berberis aristata, B.

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