deerberry(redirected from winter-green)
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n, pl -berriesAlso called: squaw huckleberry or winter-green
1. (Plants) any of several plants native to North America, bearing fruit that is eaten by deer
2. (Plants) the fruit of these plants
deer•ber•ry(ˈdɪərˌbɛr i, -bə ri)
n., pl. -ries.
1. either of two shrubs, Vaccinium stamineum or V. caesium, of the heath family, of the eastern U.S., having clusters of small flowers and blue or greenish berries.
2. the fruit of either of these shrubs.
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|Noun||1.||deerberry - small branching blueberry common in marshy areas of the eastern United States having greenish or yellowish unpalatable berries reputedly eaten by deer|