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bar'berry fam"ily

the plant family Berberidaceae, characterized by shrubs and herbaceous plants having very varied leaves and flowers and fruit in the form of a berry or capsule, and including the barberry, May apple, and Oregon grape.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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