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English definition of “juniper”

juniper

noun [C or U]     /ˈdʒuː.nɪ.pər/ US  /-pɚ/
a small evergreen bush (= one that never loses its leaves ) that has sharp leaves and small purple fruits that are used in medicine and in making gin (= a type of strong alcoholic drink ): juniper berries Types of fruitBushes and shrubs
(Definition of juniper noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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