maidenhair berry
maidenhair berry maidenhair berry n. A slow-growing procumbent evergreen shrublet ({Gaultheria hispidula}) of Northern North America and Japan having white flowers and numerous white fleshy rough-hairy seeds.

Syn: creeping snowberry, moxie plum, {Gaultheria hispidula}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • maidenhair berry — noun slow growing procumbent evergreen shrublet of northern North America and Japan having white flowers and numerous white fleshy rough and hairy seeds • Syn: ↑creeping snowberry, ↑moxie plum, ↑Gaultheria hispidula • Hypernyms: ↑shrublet •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gaultheria hispidula — maidenhair berry maidenhair berry n. A slow growing procumbent evergreen shrublet ({Gaultheria hispidula}) of Northern North America and Japan having white flowers and numerous white fleshy rough hairy seeds. Syn: creeping snowberry, moxie plum,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gaultheria hispidula — maidenhair berry maidenhair berry n. A slow growing procumbent evergreen shrublet ({Gaultheria hispidula}) of Northern North America and Japan having white flowers and numerous white fleshy rough hairy seeds. Syn: creeping snowberry, moxie plum,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gaultheria — noun widely distributed genus of creeping or upright evergreen shrubs • Syn: ↑genus Gaultheria • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ericaceae, ↑family Ericaceae, ↑heath family …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Gaultheria — noun widely distributed genus of creeping or upright evergreen shrubs • Syn: ↑Gaultheria • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ericaceae, ↑family Ericaceae, ↑heath family …   Useful english dictionary

  • shrublet — noun dwarf shrub • Derivationally related forms: ↑shrub • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Hyponyms: ↑creeping snowberry, ↑moxie plum, ↑maidenhair berry …   Useful english dictionary

  • creeping snowberry — noun slow growing procumbent evergreen shrublet of northern North America and Japan having white flowers and numerous white fleshy rough and hairy seeds • Syn: ↑moxie plum, ↑maidenhair berry, ↑Gaultheria hispidula • Hypernyms: ↑shrublet • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gaultheria hispidula — noun slow growing procumbent evergreen shrublet of northern North America and Japan having white flowers and numerous white fleshy rough and hairy seeds • Syn: ↑creeping snowberry, ↑moxie plum, ↑maidenhair berry • Hypernyms: ↑shrublet • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • moxie plum — noun slow growing procumbent evergreen shrublet of northern North America and Japan having white flowers and numerous white fleshy rough and hairy seeds • Syn: ↑creeping snowberry, ↑maidenhair berry, ↑Gaultheria hispidula • Hypernyms: ↑shrublet • …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of trees and shrubs by taxonomic family — The following is a list of trees and shrubs of high notoriety. Taxonomic families for the following trees and shrubs are listed in alphabetical order, likewise the genera and closely related species.=GYMNOSPERMS= =CONIFERS= Araucariaceae: The… …   Wikipedia

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