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Meaning of RIBES

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a flowering shrub bearing currants or gooseberries; native to northern hemisphere
 

RIBES is a 5 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: genus Ribes
 
 See Also: black currant, currant, currant bush, European black currant, family Grossulariaceae, garden current, gooseberry, gooseberry bush, gooseberry family, Grossulariaceae, plant genus, red currant, Ribes grossularia, Ribes nigrum, Ribes rubrum, Ribes sanguineum, Ribes sativum, Ribes uva-crispa, white currant, winter currant

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ri"bes\, n.[NL.; cf. Dan. ribs, and Ar. r[=i]b[=a]s a
plant with an acid juice.] (Bot.)
A genus of shrubs including gooseberries and currants of many
kinds.

 

 

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