twinberry

[ twin-ber-ee, -buh-ree ]
/ ˈtwɪnˌbɛr i, -bə ri /

noun, plural twin·ber·ries.

the partridgeberry, Mitchella repens.
a North American honeysuckle shrub, Lonicera involucrata, having involucrate flowers of various colors.

Nearby words

  1. twin-lens reflex camera,
  2. twin-screw,
  3. twin-size,
  4. twin-tub,
  5. twin-twin transfusion,
  6. twinborn,
  7. twine,
  8. twinflower,
  9. twinge,
  10. twining

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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