- the berry of the pokeweed.
- the plant.
Origin of pokeberry
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Examples from the Web for pokeberry
The rascal had not used his own blood, but a red powder and the juice of the pokeberry.Bolanyo</p>
Opie Percival Read
Wild fruits such as grape and pokeberry also showed up in trace amounts.
Lower still, the fleshy leaves of the pokeberry were all carmine-purple above and Tyrian rose beneath.Wild Folk</p>
It wore a gay pink calico dress, and its cheeks were stained red with pokeberry juice.Boys and Girls of Colonial Days
Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
In washing next morning I was off my guard, and got rid of the most of my pokeberry juice.Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker
S. Weir Mitchell
- Also called: inkberry the berry of the pokeweed
- another name for the pokeweed
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