Dictionary » R » Ribes

Ribes

ribes

(Science: botany) A genus of shrubs including gooseberries and currants of many kinds.

Origin: NL.; cf. Dan. Ribs, and Ar. Ribas a plant with an acid juice.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 819 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link