Candleberry tree

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Can´dle`ber`ry tree

1.(Bot.) A shrub (the Myrica cerifera, or wax-bearing myrtle), common in North America, the little nuts of which are covered with a greenish white wax, which was formerly, used for hardening candles; - also called bayberry tree, bayberry, or candleberry.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.