box huckleberry


a nearly prostrate evergreen huckleberry shrub, Gaylussacia brachycera, of central to eastern North America, having short clusters of white or pink flowers and blue fruit.

Origin of box huckleberry

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10
Also called juniper berry. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019