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wax·ber·ry

 (wăks′bĕr′ē)
n.
1. A shrub having waxy fruit, such as a wax myrtle or a snowberry of the genus Symphoricarpos.
2. The fruit of any of these plants.

waxberry

(ˈwæksbərɪ; -brɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Plants) the waxy fruit of the wax myrtle or the snowberry

wax•ber•ry

(ˈwæksˌbɛr i, -bə ri)

n., pl. -ries.
1. the wax myrtle or the bayberry.
2. the snowberry.
[1825–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.waxberry - deciduous shrub of western North America having spikes of pink flowers followed by round white berrieswaxberry - deciduous shrub of western North America having spikes of pink flowers followed by round white berries
Caprifoliaceae, family Caprifoliaceae, honeysuckle family - shrubs and small trees and woody vines
poisonous plant - a plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism
2.waxberry - deciduous aromatic shrub of eastern North America with grey-green wax-coated berrieswaxberry - deciduous aromatic shrub of eastern North America with grey-green wax-coated berries
wax myrtle - any shrub or small tree of the genus Myrica with aromatic foliage and small wax-coated berries
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