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n, pl -ries
1. (Plants) the fruit of any of various plants, esp the wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens)
2. (Plants) any plant bearing this fruit
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check•er•ber•ry(ˈtʃɛk ərˌbɛr i)
n., pl. -ries.
1. the red fruit of the American wintergreen, Gaultheria procumbens.
2. the plant itself.
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|Noun||1.||checkerberry - creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil|
creeping wintergreen, Gaultheria procumbens, mountain tea, teaberry, wintergreen, groundberry, ground-berry
boxberry, checkerberry, spiceberry, teaberry, wintergreen - spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil
oil of wintergreen, wintergreen oil - oil or flavoring obtained from the creeping wintergreen or teaberry plant
shrublet - dwarf shrub
|2.||checkerberry - spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil|
berry - any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves
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