Salal-berry
Salal-berry Sal"al-ber`ry, n. [Probably of American Indian origin.] (Bot.) The edible fruit of the {Gaultheria Shallon}, an ericaceous shrub found from California northwards. The berries are about the size of a common grape and of a dark purple color. [1913 Webster]

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  • Gaultheria Shallon — Salal berry Sal al ber ry, n. [Probably of American Indian origin.] (Bot.) The edible fruit of the {Gaultheria Shallon}, an ericaceous shrub found from California northwards. The berries are about the size of a common grape and of a dark purple… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Gaultheria Shallon — Shallon Shal lon, n. (Bot.) An evergreen shrub ({Gaultheria Shallon}) of Northwest America; also, its fruit. See {Salal berry}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shallon — Shal lon, n. (Bot.) An evergreen shrub ({Gaultheria Shallon}) of Northwest America; also, its fruit. See {Salal berry}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • 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

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