[ pahr-trij-ber-ee ]
/ ˈpɑr trɪdʒˌbɛr i /
noun, plural par·tridge·ber·ries.
a North American trailing plant, Mitchella repens, of the madder family, having roundish evergreen leaves, fragrant white flowers, and scarlet berries.
Words nearby partridgeberry
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British Dictionary definitions for partridgeberry
/ (ˈpɑːtrɪdʒˌbɛrɪ) /
noun plural -ries
Also called: boxberry, twinberry a creeping woody rubiaceous plant, Mitchella repens, of E North America with small white fragrant flowers and scarlet berries
the berry of the wintergreen
another name for wintergreen (def. 1)
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