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box huckleberry

  1. 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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Origin of box huckleberry

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10
Also called juniper berry.
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