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sugarberry

[ shoog-er-ber-ee ]
/ ˈʃʊg ərˌbɛr i /
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noun, plural sug·ar·ber·ries.

a hackberry, Celtis laevigata, of the southern U.S.

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Origin of sugarberry

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40; sugar + berry
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