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1. Any of various shrubs of the genus Symphoricarpos, especially S. albus of North America, having small pinkish flowers and white berries.
2. Any of various tropical American shrubs or vines of the genus Chiococca, having small yellow or white flowers and white berries.
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(ˈsnəʊbərɪ; -brɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Plants) any of several caprifoliaceous shrubs of the genus Symphoricarpos, esp S. albus, cultivated for their small pink flowers and white berries
2. (Plants) Also called: waxberry any of the berries of such a plant
3. (Plants) any of various other white-berried plants
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(ˈsnoʊˌbɛr i, -bə ri)

n., pl. -ries.
a North American shrub, Symphoricarpos albus, of the honeysuckle family, cultivated for its ornamental white berries.
[1750–60, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snowberry - deciduous shrub of western North America having spikes of pink flowers followed by round white berriessnowberry - deciduous shrub of western North America having spikes of pink flowers followed by round white berries
Caprifoliaceae, family Caprifoliaceae, honeysuckle family - shrubs and small trees and woody vines
poisonous plant - a plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism
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