shrub (Also shrubs) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to shrub


  • noun deciduous shrub of eastern North America with sweet scented fernlike leaves and tiny white flowers
    sweet fern; Comptonia peregrina.

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  • adjective satellite consisting of fine particles
    pulverised; fine-grained; small-grained; pulverized; powdered.
    • powdered cellulose
    • powdery snow
    • pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding
  • adjective satellite as if dulled in color with a sprinkling of powder
    • a powdery blue

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  • noun Peruvian shrub with small pink to lavender tubular flowers; leaves yield a tonic and diuretic

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  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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  • noun any of various evergreen plants of the genus Pavonia having white or yellow or purple flowers

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  • noun deciduous shrub of the eastern United States having highly aromatic leaves and bark and yellow flowers followed by scarlet or yellow berries
    spicebush; spice bush; Lindera benzoin; Benjamin bush; Benzoin odoriferum.

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  • noun white-flowered Eurasian herb widely cultivated for forage and erosion control
    wolf bean; white lupine; field lupine; Lupinus albus.

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  • noun shrub with trifoliate leaves and yellow flowers followed by backward curving seed pods; leaves foetid when crushed
    stinking bean trefoil; bean trefoil.

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  • noun any of numerous trees and shrubs grown for their beautiful glossy foliage and sweetly fragrant starry flowers

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  • noun unarmed woody rhizomatous perennial plant distinguished from wild sarsaparilla by more aromatic roots and panicled umbels; southeastern North America to Mexico
    life-of-man; American spikenard; petty morel.

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  • noun any of various plants of the genus Senna having pinnately compound leaves and showy usually yellow flowers; many are used medicinally

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  • noun erect perennial of north temperate zone having pinnate leaves and a few nodding flowers with a brown-purple calyx and orange and pink petals
    water avens; purple avens; Geum rivale; chocolate root.

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  • noun ground beef and chili peppers or chili powder often with tomatoes and kidney beans
    chili con carne.
  • noun very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
    chilli; chile; chili pepper; chilly.

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  • noun a European mint with aromatic and pungent leaves used in perfumery and as a seasoning in cookery; often cultivated as a remedy for bruises; yields hyssop oil
    Hyssopus officinalis.
  • noun bitter leaves used sparingly in salads; dried flowers used in soups and tisanes

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  • noun deciduous erect or spreading shrub with spiny branches and violet-purple flowers followed by orange-red berries; southeastern Europe to China
    Duke of Argyll's tea tree; Lycium barbarum; Lycium halimifolium.

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  • noun Mexican evergreen climbing plant having large solitary funnel-shaped fragrant yellow flowers with purple-brown ridges in the throat
    trumpet flower; chalice vine; Solandra guttata.
  • noun any of various plants of the genus Nierembergia having upturned bell-shaped flowers

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  • noun spiny evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having spreading branches usually blue or mauve flowers and red berries
    Lycium carolinianum; Christmas berry.
  • noun ornamental evergreen treelike shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States having large white flowers and red berrylike fruits; often placed in genus Photinia
    toyon; tollon; Photinia arbutifolia; Christmas berry; Heteromeles arbutifolia.

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  • adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of plants of the family Rosaceae
  • adjective satellite of something having a dusty purplish pink color
    roseate; rose.
    • the roseate glow of dawn

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  • noun a tree of the genus Sapindus whose fruit is rich in saponin
    soapberry tree.

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  • noun West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice
    calaba; Calophyllum calaba.

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  • noun small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained
    Japanese sumac; varnish tree; lacquer tree; Rhus verniciflua; Toxicodendron vernicifluum; Chinese lacquer tree; Japanese lacquer tree.
  • noun deciduous tree widely grown in southern United States as an ornamental for its handsome maplelike foliage and long racemes of yellow-green flowers followed by curious leaflike pods
    phoenix tree; Firmiana simplex; Chinese parasol tree; Chinese parasol.

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  • noun any of various shrubs or vines of the genus Clianthus having compound leaves and pea-like red flowers in drooping racemes
    glory pea.

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  • noun desert shrub of Syria and Arabia having small white flowers; constitutes the juniper of the Old Testament; sometimes placed in genus Genista
    juniper; Retama raetam; retem; Genista raetam; raetam.

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  • noun North American perennial with hairy basal pinnate leaves and purple flowers and plume-tipped fruits
    Geum triflorum; prairie smoke.
  • noun erect perennial of north temperate zone having pinnate leaves and a few nodding flowers with a brown-purple calyx and orange and pink petals
    water avens; Geum rivale; Indian chocolate; chocolate root.

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  • noun any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
    flowering tree.

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  • noun deciduous shrub of coastal plain of the eastern United States having nodding pinkish-white flowers; poisonous to stock
    stagger bush; staggerbush.

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  • noun any of various trees and shrubs of the genus Casuarina having jointed stems and whorls of scalelike leaves; some yield heavy hardwood

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  • noun a grey deciduous honeysuckle shrub paired white flowers turning yellow; Japan
    Lonicera morrowii.

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  • noun the act of removing hair with a razor
  • noun a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
    paring; sliver.

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  • noun a plant of the genus Sanicula having palmately compound leaves and unisexual flowers in panicled umbels followed by bristly fruit; reputed to have healing powers
  • noun any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower heads
    blazing star; button snakeroot; gayfeather; gay-feather.

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  • noun flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
    coronal; lei; chaplet; garland.

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  • noun evergreen mat-forming shrub of North America and northern Eurasia having small white flowers and red berries; leaves turn red in autumn
    sand berry; mountain box; creashak; common bearberry; mealberry; bear's grape; sandberry; hog cranberry; Arctostaphylos uva-ursi; red bearberry.

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  • noun Mediterranean annual or biennial herb having pinkish to purple flowers surrounded by spine-tipped scales; naturalized in America
    caltrop; star-thistle.

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  • adjective satellite of dark purple tinted with brown

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