noun. large genus of shrubs of temperate zones of New and Old Worlds.
- family Berberidaceae
- genus Berberis
- magnoliid dicot genus
- barberry family
Example sentences of the word berberis-vulgaris
1. Noun Phrase
Herbs that help support the urinary system include: cantharis, which helps urine flow; berberis vulgaris, a bladder restorative; and arctostaphylos uva ursi for pH balance.