/ag'euh ree"teuh, ah'geuh-/, n.
a tall shrub, Mahonia trifoliolata, of the barberry family, of southwestern North America, having stiff, oblong leaflets with spiny teeth and a red fruit used in jelly.
Also, algerita.
[1885-90, Amer.; < MexSp agrito, prob. deriv. of Sp agrio bitter, OSp agro < L acr- (s. of acer sharp)]

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