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juniper

Line breaks: ju¦ni|per
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒuːnɪpə
 
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Definition of juniper in English:

noun

An evergreen shrub or small tree which bears berry-like cones, widely distributed throughout Eurasia and North America. Many kinds have aromatic cones or foliage.
Example sentences
  • The sun shone through the trees - red firs, junipers, lodgepole pines, aspens, and mountain hemlocks.
  • Conifers come into their own here, as they can withstand the exposure; spruce, fir, junipers and yew dominate the planting.
  • Winter birds prefer evergreens like holly and junipers, which provide shelter and food.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin juniperus.

Words that rhyme with juniper

gossiper

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