Definition of Common juniper
1. Noun. Densely branching shrub or small tree having pungent blue berries used to flavor gin; widespread in northern hemisphere; only conifer on coasts of Iceland and Greenland.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Juniper
Literary usage of Common juniper
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"When planted in a deep sandy loam, the common juniper will grow 15ft. or 16ft. ... The common juniper, he adds, " may probably have been originally brought ..."
2. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"In addition to the species described here, the common juniper (Juniperus ... The common juniper does not have the scale-like leaves of the Red Cedar, ..."
3. Handbook of West-American Cone-bearers by John Gill Lemmon (1900)
"... sharp pointed, whitened above, not glandular-pitted. Berries small, smooth. Twelve Species; 1 in Western North America:— No. I—common juniper - J- ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The common juniper is а тегу widely distributed plant, occurring in the whole ... The common juniper is official in the British pharmacopoeia and in that of ..."