Christmas berry


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Christmas berry

n.
See toyon.

[From the use of its berry-laden boughs in Christmas decorations .]
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Noun1.Christmas berry - spiny evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having spreading branches usually blue or mauve flowers and red berriesChristmas berry - spiny evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having spreading branches usually blue or mauve flowers and red berries
genus Lycium, Lycium - deciduous and evergreen shrubs often spiny; cosmopolitan in temperate and subtropical regions
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.Christmas berry - ornamental evergreen treelike shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States having large white flowers and red berrylike fruitsChristmas berry - ornamental evergreen treelike shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States having large white flowers and red berrylike fruits; often placed in genus Photinia
genus Heteromeles, Heteromeles - one species: toyon; in some classifications included in genus Photinia
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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