a shrub, Symphoricarpos orbiculatus, of the honeysuckle family, found from South Dakota and Texas to the eastern coast of the U.S., having hairy leaves, inconspicuous white flowers, and reddish-purple fruit.
Origin of Indian currant
An Americanism dating back to 1775–85
Also called coralberry.
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