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pokeberry

[ pohk-ber-ee, -buh-ree ]
/ ˈpoʊkˌbɛr i, -bə ri /
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noun, plural poke·ber·ries.
the berry of the pokeweed.
the plant.
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Origin of pokeberry

An Americanism dating back to 1765–75; poke4 + berry
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British Dictionary definitions for pokeberry

pokeberry
/ (ˈpəʊkbərɪ) /

noun plural -berries
Also called: inkberry the berry of the pokeweed
another name for the pokeweed
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