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snowberry

[ snoh-ber-ee, -buh-ree ]
/ ˈsnoʊˌbɛr i, -bə ri /
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noun, plural snow·ber·ries.
a North American shrub, Symphoricarpos albus, of the honeysuckle family, cultivated for its ornamental white berries.
any of certain other white-berried plants.
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Origin of snowberry

An Americanism dating back to 1750–60; snow + berry
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British Dictionary definitions for snowberry

snowberry
/ (ˈsnəʊbərɪ, -brɪ) /

noun plural -ries
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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