Si*be"ri*an(?), a. [From Siberia, Russ. Sibire.] Of or pertaining to Siberia, a region comprising all northern Asia and belonging to Russia; as, a Siberian winter. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Siberia.
(Bot.), the Siberian crab apple. See
Crab apple, under Crab. --
(Zol.), one of a large breed of dogs having erect ears and the hair of the body and tail very long. It is distinguished for endurance of fatigue when used for the purpose of draught. --
Siberian pea tree
(Bot.), a small leguminous tree (Cragana arborescens) with yellow flowers. It is a native of Siberia.
Sib"i*lan*cy(?), } n. The quality or state of being sibilant; sibilation.
Milton would not have avoided them for their sibilancy, he who wrote . . . verses that hiss like Medusa's head in wrath.Lowell.
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