- a North American shrub, Symphoricarpos albus, of the honeysuckle family, cultivated for its ornamental white berries.
- any of certain other white-berried plants.
Origin of snowberry
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This is Snowberry, and if you eat of it, you will grow wise in the wisdom of flowers.The Blue Flower, and Others
Henry van Dyke
On the dark oak walls, there were branches of laurel and snowberry.The Squire of Sandal-Side
Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
The althæa and snowberry bushes in the flower-pots, and even the stunted box-edges along the paths, swayed in the wind.
The Snowberry bears its pale pink flowers in drooping clusters on the spreading branches of bushes, which grow 2-5 ft. tall.Flowers of Mountain and Plain
Edith S. Clements
The Snowberry (Symphoria racemosa) bears considerable resemblance to the upright Honeysuckles.Botany for Ladies
- any of several caprifoliaceous shrubs of the genus Symphoricarpos, esp S. albus, cultivated for their small pink flowers and white berries
- Also called: waxberry any of the berries of such a plant
- any of various other white-berried plants
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