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nannyberry

[ nan-ee-ber-ee ]
/ ˈnæn iˌbɛr i /
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noun, plural nan·ny·ber·ries.
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Also called nanny plum .

Origin of nannyberry

1780–90; nanny (goat) + berry
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How to use nannyberry in a sentence

  • Rusty nannyberry (Viburnum rufotomentosum) is a similar species, but attains a larger size, and grows from Virginia to Texas.

    American Forest Trees|Henry H. Gibson
  • The rusty nannyberry is easily distinguished by the rusty hairs that clothe its new shoots and the stems and veins of the leaves.

    Trees Worth Knowing|Julia Ellen Rogers
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