- either of two North American shrubs, Shepherdia argentea or S. canadensis, having silvery, oblong leaves and bearing edible yellow or red berries.
- the fruit itself.
Origin of buffalo berry
An Americanism dating back to 1795–1805
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Examples from the Web for buffalo berry
As soon as she discovered me, she hastened toward a creek heavily fringed with buffalo-berry bushes.Red Hunters And the Animal People
Charles A. Eastman