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A creeping herbaceous plant (Cornus canadensis) chiefly of northern North America, having clusters of scarlet fruit and inconspicuous greenish flowers surrounded by four white, petallike bracts. Also called dwarf cornel.
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n, pl -ries
(Plants) a dwarf variety of dogwood native to North America, Cornus canadensis, having red berries
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bunch•ber•ry(ˈbʌntʃˌbɛr i, -bə ri)
n., pl. -ries.
a dwarf dogwood, Cornus canadensis, bearing clusters of bright red berries.
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|Noun||1.||bunchberry - creeping perennial herb distinguished by red berries and clustered leaf whorls at the tips of shoots; Greenland to Alaska|
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