ribes has definitions from the fields of biology,botany
[ noun ] (biology,botany) a flowering shrub bearing currants or gooseberries; native to northern hemisphere



Used in print

(B. J. D. Meeuse, The Story of Pollination....)

The blooms of Ribes and of the willow and sloe are the places where large_numbers of our early insects will assemble : honeybees , bumblebees , and other wild bees , and also various kinds of flies .