different between shrub vs sagebrush




  • (UK, US) enPR: shr?b, IPA(key): /???b/
  • Rhymes: -?b

Etymology 1

From Middle English schrub, schrob, (also unassibilated as scrub), from Old English *s?rob (in placenames) and s?rybb (a shrub; shrubbery; underbrush); akin to Norwegian skrubbe (the dwarf cornel tree).


shrub (plural shrubs)

  1. A woody plant smaller than a tree, and usually with several stems from the same base.
  • bush (plant)
Derived terms


shrub (third-person singular simple present shrubs, present participle shrubbing, simple past and past participle shrubbed)

  1. (obsolete) To lop; to prune.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Anderson (1573) to this entry?)
  2. (transitive, Kenyan English) To mispronounce a word by replacing its consonant sound(s) with another or others of a similar place of articulation.
    For example, /???b/ ? /s??b/

Etymology 2

From Arabic ??????? (šir?b, a drink, beverage), ??????? (šariba, to drink), akin to syrup, sherbet


shrub (countable and uncountable, plural shrubs)

  1. A liquor composed of vegetable acid, fruit juice (especially lemon), sugar, sometimes vinegar, and a small amount of spirit as a preservative. Modern shrub is usually non-alcoholic, but in earlier times it was often mixed with a substantial amount of spirit such as brandy or rum, thus making it a liqueur.


  • Brush, bruhs, brush, burhs

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Alternative forms

  • sage brush


sage +? brush, from resemblance in odor and appearance to Salvia officinalis.


  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /?se?d???b???/


sagebrush (plural sagebrushes)

  1. Any of several North American aromatic shrubs of the genus Artemisia, having silvery-grey, green leaves.

Derived terms

  • alpine sagebrush (Artemisia scopulorum)
  • African sagebrush (Artemisia afra)
  • Basin sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata)
  • big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata)
  • Bigelow sagebrush (Artemisia bigelovii)
  • birdfoot sagebrush (Artemisia pedatifida)
  • black sagebrush (Artemisia nova, Artemisia arbuscula)
  • blue sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata)
  • boreal sagebrush (Artemisia arctica)
  • budsage (Artemisia spinescens)
  • California sagebrush (Artemisia californica)
  • Carruth's sagebrush (Artemisia carruthii)
  • coastal sagebrush (Artemisia californica)
  • dwarf sagebrush (Artemisia scopulorum)
  • fringed sagebrush (Artemisia frigida)
  • gray sagewort (Artemisia ludoviciana)
  • island sagebrush (Artemisia nesiotica)
  • little sagebrush (Artemisia arbuscula)
  • longleaf sagebrush (Artemisia longifolia)
  • low sagebrush (Artemisia arbuscula)
  • Michaux sagebrush (Artemisia michauxiana)
  • Owyhee sagebrush (Artemisia papposa)
  • prairie sagebrush (Artemisia ludoviciana)
  • pygmy sagebrush (Artemisia pygmaea)
  • ragweed sagebrush (Artemisia franserioides)
  • sand sagebrush (Artemisia filifolia)
  • scabland sagebrush (Artemisia rigida)
  • silver sagebrush (Artemisia cana)
  • Succor Creek sagebrush (Artemisia packardiae)
  • timberline sagebrush (Artemisia rothrockii)
  • threetip sagebrush (Artemisia tripartita)
  • white sagebrush (Artemisia ludoviciana)


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