As nouns the difference between shrub and kerria
is that shrub
is a woody plant smaller than a tree, and usually with several stems from the same base or shrub
can be a liquor composed of vegetable acid, fruit juice (especially lemon), sugar, sometimes vinegar, and a small amount of spirit as a preservative modern shrub
is usually non-alcoholic, but in earlier times it was often mixed with a substantial amount of spirit such as brandy or rum, thus making it a liqueur while kerria
), the sole species in the genus (taxlink
), a deciduous shrub with five-petalled yellow flowers.
As a verb shrub
is (obsolete) to lop; to prune.