Name: Juniper

Origin and Meaning of the Name Juniper

  • Meaning:
    Juniper bush
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    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (JOO nih per)
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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The juniper is a genus of coniferous shrubs and trees common throughout the Northern Hemisphere. Juniper berries are commonly used as a spice around the world; they are the primary flavoring in gin. The name "gin" itself is derived from the Dutch word for juniper.

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