- the berry of the pokeweed.
- the plant.
Origin of pokeberry
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Examples from the Web for pokeberry
The rascal had not used his own blood, but a red powder and the juice of the pokeberry.Bolanyo
Opie Percival Read
Wild fruits such as grape and pokeberry also showed up in trace amounts.
Lower still, the fleshy leaves of the pokeberry were all carmine-purple above and Tyrian rose beneath.Wild Folk
It wore a gay pink calico dress, and its cheeks were stained red with pokeberry juice.Boys and Girls of Colonial Days
Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
In washing next morning I was off my guard, and got rid of the most of my pokeberry juice.Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker
S. Weir Mitchell
- Also called: inkberry the berry of the pokeweed
- another name for the pokeweed