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Ribes definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a flowering shrub bearing currants or gooseberries; native to northern hemisphere [syn: Ribes, genus Ribes]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural ribes) Etymology: New Latin, from Medieval Latin, currant, from Arabic r?b?s rhubarb Date: 1543 any of a genus (Ribes) of shrubs (as a currant or a gooseberry) placed either in the saxifrage or gooseberry family that have small racemose variously colored flowers and pulpy 2-seeded to many-seeded berries

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ribes Ri"bes, n.[NL.; cf. Dan. ribs, and Ar. r[=i]b[=a]s a plant with an acid juice.] (Bot.) A genus of shrubs including gooseberries and currants of many kinds.



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