agarita

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Noun[edit]

agarita (usually uncountable, plural agaritas)

  1. (uncountable) Mahonia trifoliolata, a rounded evergreen shrub with high heat tolerance, native to the United States and Mexico.
    • 2007 June 17, Paula Disbrowe, “The Year of the Goat”, New York Times:
      (A cow would find no joy in scampering up craggy hills to nibble nothing more than an agarita bush.)
  2. (countable, rare) The red berry of Mahonia trifoliolata, often used in jellies.