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twinberry

[ twin-ber-ee, -buh-ree ]
/ ˈtwɪnˌbɛr i, -bə ri /
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noun, plural twin·ber·ries.
the partridgeberry, Mitchella repens.
a North American honeysuckle shrub, Lonicera involucrata, having involucrate flowers of various colors.
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Origin of twinberry

An Americanism dating back to 1815–25; twin1 + berry
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British Dictionary definitions for twinberry

twinberry
/ (ˈtwɪnbərɪ, -brɪ) /

noun plural -ries
another name for partridgeberry (def. 1)
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