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box huckleberry

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noun
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.
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Also called juniper berry.

Origin of box huckleberry

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10

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