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A creeping evergreen perennial plant (Mitchella repens) of eastern North America, having small white paired flowers and scarlet berries. Also called twinberry.
n, pl -ries
1. (Plants) Also called: boxberry or twinberry a creeping woody rubiaceous plant, Mitchella repens, of E North America with small white fragrant flowers and scarlet berries
2. (Cookery) the berry of the wintergreen
3. (Plants) another name for wintergreen1
par•tridge•ber•ry(ˈpɑr trɪdʒˌbɛr i)
n., pl. -ries.
a North American trailing plant, Mitchella repens, of the madder family, having roundish evergreen leaves, fragrant white flowers, and red berries.
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|Noun||1.||partridgeberry - creeping woody plant of eastern North America with shiny evergreen leaves and scarlet berries|
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface