Origin: NL. So called from John Shepherd, an English botanist.

<botany> A genus of shrubs having silvery scurfy leaves, and belonging to the same family as Elaeagnus; also, any plant of this genus. See Buffalo berry, under Buffalo.

(01 Mar 1998)

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