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far·kle·ber·ry

 (fär′kəl-bĕr′ē)
n.
A shrub or small tree (Vaccinium arboreum) in the heath family, native to the southeast United States, having white flowers and dry black berries. Also called sparkleberry.

[farkle (of unknown origin) + berry.]
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farkleberry

(ˈfɑːkəlˌbɛrɪ)
n
(Plants) dialect US a shrub or small tree (Vaccinium arboreum) bearing black berries, native to southern parts of North America. Also called: sparkleberry
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far•kle•ber•ry

(ˈfɑr kəlˌbɛr i)

n., pl. -ries.
a shrub, Vaccinium arboreum, of the heath family, of the southern U.S., having black berries.
[1755–65, Amer.; farkle (of obscure orig.) + berry]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.farkleberry - shrub or small tree of eastern United States having black inedible berriesfarkleberry - shrub or small tree of eastern United States having black inedible berries
blueberry, blueberry bush - any of numerous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium bearing blueberries
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References in periodicals archive ?
The Fabulous Farkleberries, Jeff Daniels; dir: Guy Sanville.