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[win-ter-ber-ee] /ˈwɪn tərˌbɛr i/
noun, plural winterberries.
any of several North American hollies of the genus Ilex, having red berries that are persistent through the winter.
black alder (def 1).
Origin of winterberry
First recorded in 1750-60; winter + berry Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Smooth winterberry: is really another ilex, Ilex lævigata, a larger bush than Ilex verticillata, the black alder or winterberry.


    Dallas Lore Sharp
  • “They certainly deserve it, abducting a nice little gentleman like Mr. winterberry,” said Mrs. Garthwaite.

  • At the very next stop made by the circus a strong, heavy-fisted woman entered the side-show and dragged Mr. winterberry away.

  • It was into this cage that the body of Mr. winterberry was to be put to make a public holiday for yokels!

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