juniper

Part of speech: noun

An evergreen shrub with dark - blue berries.

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Usage examples "juniper":

  1. But Hamilcar's eyes were fastened on a great tower, the three storys of which formed three monster cylinders- the first being built of stone, the second of brick, and the third all of cedar- supporting a copper cupola upon twenty- four pillars of juniper, from which slender interlacing chains of brass hung down after the manner of garlands. - "Salammbo", Gustave Flaubert.
  2. And for all it was Sunday, she went off at once to the woods and gathered fresh juniper twigs to spread on the earthen floor. - "Growth of the Soil", Knut Hamsun.
  3. Oil of juniper, 1 ounce. - "The American Reformed Cattle Doctor", George Dadd.