KJV Dictionary Definition: shrub


SHRUB, n. A low dwarf tree; a woody plant of a size less than a tree; or more strictly, a plant with several permanent woody stems, dividing from the bottom, more slender and lower than trees.

Gooseberries and currants are shrubs; oaks and cherries are trees. Locke.

SHRUB, n. L. sorbeo. A liquor composed of acid and sugar, with spirir to preserve it; usually the acid of lemons.

SHRUB, v.t. To clear of shrubs.