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twinberry

[ twin-ber-ee, -buh-ree ]

noun

, plural twin·ber·ries.
  1. the partridgeberry, Mitchella repens.
  2. a North American honeysuckle shrub, Lonicera involucrata, having involucrate flowers of various colors.


twinberry

/ ˈtwɪnbərɪ; -brɪ /

noun

  1. another name for partridgeberry


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Word History and Origins

Origin of twinberry1

An Americanism dating back to 1815–25; twin 1 + berry

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