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deerberry

(ˈdɪəˌbɛrɪ)
n, pl -berries
1. (Plants) any of several plants native to North America, bearing fruit that is eaten by deer
2. (Plants) the fruit of these plants
Also called: squaw huckleberry or winter-green

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.
[1805–15, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deerberry - small branching blueberry common in marshy areas of the eastern United States having greenish or yellowish unpalatable berries reputedly eaten by deerdeerberry - small branching blueberry common in marshy areas of the eastern United States having greenish or yellowish unpalatable berries reputedly eaten by deer
blueberry, blueberry bush - any of numerous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium bearing blueberries
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