candleberry

[ kan-dl-ber-ee ]
/ ˈkæn dlˌbɛr i /

noun, plural can·dle·ber·ries.

any of several species of wax myrtle.
the fruit of any of these plants.

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Origin of candleberry

An Americanism dating back to 1730–40; candle + berry
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British Dictionary definitions for candleberry

candleberry
/ (ˈkændəlbərɪ) /

noun plural -ries

another name for wax myrtle
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