boxberry

[boks-ber-ee, -buh-ree]
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noun, plural box·ber·ries.

the checkerberry.
the partridgeberry.

Nearby words

  1. box-fresh,
  2. box-office,
  3. box-ticking,
  4. box-top,
  5. boxball,
  6. boxboard,
  7. boxboy,
  8. boxcar,
  9. boxed,
  10. boxer

Origin of boxberry

An Americanism dating back to 1700–10; box3 + berry

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British Dictionary definitions for boxberry

boxberry

noun plural -ries

the fruit of the partridgeberry or wintergreen
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