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strawberry tree

n.
An evergreen shrub (Arbutus unedo) in the heath family, native to Europe, having shiny leaves, drooping clusters of white or pinkish flowers, and scarlet strawberrylike fruit.
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strawberry tree

n
(Plants) a S European evergreen tree, Arbutus unedo, having white or pink flowers and red strawberry-like berries. See also arbutus
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straw′berry tree`


n.
an evergreen tree, Arbutus unedo, of the heath family, native to S Europe, bearing a scarlet, strawberrylike fruit.
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Noun1.strawberry tree - small evergreen European shrubby tree bearing many-seeded scarlet berries that are edible but bland; of Ireland, southern Europe, Asia Minor
arbutus - any of several evergreen shrubs of the genus Arbutus of temperate Europe and America
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