gallberry

[ gawl-ber-ee, -buh-ree ]
/ ˈgɔlˌbɛr i, -bə ri /

noun, plural gall·ber·ries.

either of two North American shrubs, Ilex glabra, the inkberry, or I. coriacea, having glossy leaves and white flowers.
the fruit of either of these shrubs.

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Origin of gallberry

An Americanism dating back to 1700–10; gall3 + berry
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