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1. A North American deciduous shrub (Symphoricarpos orbiculatus) cultivated for its abundant clusters of coral-red, berrylike fruits.
2. See spiceberry.
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n, pl -ries
1. (Plants) a small shrub, Symphoricarpos orbiculatus, that is native to North America and is cultivated for its berries
2. (Plants) any of several evergreen plants of the genus Ardisia, which are native to Asia and produce berrylike fruits
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cor•al•ber•ry(ˈkɔr əlˌbɛr i, ˈkɒr-)
n., pl. -ries.
a North American shrub, Symphoricarposorbiculatus, of the honeysuckle family, having hairy leaves, inconspicuous white flowers, and reddish purple fruit.
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|Noun||1.||coralberry - North American deciduous shrub cultivated for it abundant clusters of coral-red berrylike fruits|
genus Symphoricarpos, Symphoricarpos - deciduous shrubs of North America and Central America and China
|2.||coralberry - shrub with coral-red berries; Japan to northern India|
Ardisia, genus Ardisia - tropical evergreen subshrubs (some climbers) to trees of Asia and Australasia to Americas
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