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candleberry

[kan-dl-ber-ee] /ˈkæn dlˌbɛr i/
noun, plural candleberries.
1.
any of several species of wax myrtle.
2.
the fruit of any of these plants.
3.
Origin of candleberry
1730-1740
An Americanism dating back to 1730-40; candle + berry
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candleberry

/ˈkændəlbərɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
another name for wax myrtle
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