[ byoo-tee-ber-ee ]

noun,plural beau·ty·ber·ries.
  1. any of various shrubs of the genus Callicarpa, of southern North America, as C. americana, having clusters of bluish flowers and purple, berrylike fruit.

Origin of beautyberry

1920–25, Americanism;beauty + berry, as translation of New Latin Callicarpa

Words Nearby beautyberry Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024