Christmasberry


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Noun1.Christmasberry - spiny evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having spreading branches usually blue or mauve flowers and red berriesChristmasberry - 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.Christmasberry - ornamental evergreen treelike shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States having large white flowers and red berrylike fruitsChristmasberry - 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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And one day, with the help of the former mechanic, he sees it start up again and, after two sweaty hours of his guys chopping through the jungle that used to be the front yard with machetes and even a chain saw when they realize they need another couple feet of clearance where the old Christmasberry tree has claimed more yard than anyone ever intended for it to have, the old machine lumbers out onto I'aukea Street once more, looking more vegetable than mineral, the years of rain and sun etching the imprint of rotting leaves forever into the broad face of its buckled hood.
Common Name: Pepper Tree, Brazilian Pepper Tree, Christmasberry Tree
Sunflower, christmasberry, and water-tupelo honeys, also at the dark end of the color range, were the next richest sources of antioxidants, although their antioxidant content was only 25 to 40 percent as high.