winterberry

[ win-ter-ber-ee ]
/ ˈwɪn tərˌbɛr i /
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noun, plural win·ter·ber·ries.

any of several North American hollies of the genus Ilex, having red berries that are persistent through the winter.

Nearby words

  1. winter wheat,
  2. winter wren,
  3. winter's bark,
  4. winter's tale, the,
  5. winter-hardy,
  6. winterbourne,
  7. wintercress,
  8. winterfeed,
  9. wintergreen,
  10. wintergreen barberry

Origin of winterberry

First recorded in 1750–60; winter + berry

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