waxberry(redirected from waxberries)
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1. A shrub having waxy fruit, such as a wax myrtle or a snowberry of the genus Symphoricarpos.
2. The fruit of any of these plants.
n, pl -ries
(Plants) the waxy fruit of the wax myrtle or the snowberry
wax•ber•ry(ˈwæksˌbɛr i, -bə ri)
n., pl. -ries.
1. the wax myrtle or the bayberry.
2. the snowberry.
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|Noun||1.||waxberry - deciduous shrub of western North America having spikes of pink flowers followed by round white berries|
poisonous plant - a plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism
|2.||waxberry - deciduous aromatic shrub of eastern North America with grey-green wax-coated berries|
wax myrtle - any shrub or small tree of the genus Myrica with aromatic foliage and small wax-coated berries