wolfberry

[ woolf-ber-ee, -buh-ree ]
/ ˈwʊlfˌbɛr i, -bə ri /

noun, plural wolf·ber·ries.

a North American shrub, Symphoricarpos occidentalis, of the honeysuckle family, having gray, hairy, egg-shaped leaves and pinkish, bell-shaped flowers, and bearing white berries.

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Origin of wolfberry

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35; wolf + berry

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British Dictionary definitions for wolfberry

wolfberry
/ (ˈwʊlfˌbɛrɪ) /

noun

the berry of either of two plants of the genus Lycium, valued for its nutritional qualitiesAlso: goji
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