beautyberry

[byoo-tee-ber-ee]

noun, plural beau·ty·ber·ries.

any of various shrubs of the genus Callicarpa, of southern North America, as C. americana, having clusters of bluish flowers and purple, berrylike fruit.

Nearby words

  1. beauty sleep,
  2. beauty spot,
  3. beauty strip,
  4. beauty therapist,
  5. beauty-bush,
  6. beauvais,
  7. beauvoir,
  8. beauvoir, simone de,
  9. beaux,
  10. beaux arts

Origin of beautyberry

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

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