Late Middle English junyper, juniperus, from Latin iūniperus (“juniper-tree”).
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈdʒunɪpə/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈdʒunɪpɚ/, [ˈd͡ʒunɪ̈pɚ]
- Hyphenation: ju‧ni‧per
juniper (countable and uncountable, plural junipers)
- Any shrub or tree of the genus Juniperus of the cypress family, which is characterized by pointed, needle-like leaves and aromatic berry-like cones.
- One of a number of coniferous trees which