swamp andromeda
maleberry male"ber`ry, male berry male" ber`ry . 1. (Bot.) A deciduous much-branched shrub ({Lyonia ligustrina}) with dense downy panicles of small bell-shaped white flowers; also called {swamp andromeda}.

Syn: privet andromeda, he-huckleberry, {Lyonia ligustrina}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. (Bot.) A kind of coffee. See {Pea berry}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • swamp andromeda — a spreading shrub, Lyonia ligustrina, of the eastern U.S., having leafless, white flowers in terminal clusters. Also called he huckleberry, maleberry, privet andromeda. * * * …   Universalium

  • swamp andromeda — a spreading shrub, Lyonia ligustrina, of the eastern U.S., having leafless, white flowers in terminal clusters. Also called he huckleberry, maleberry, privet andromeda …   Useful english dictionary

  • privet andromeda. — See swamp andromeda. * * * …   Universalium

  • privet andromeda. — See swamp andromeda …   Useful english dictionary

  • he-huckleberry — noun deciduous much branched shrub with dense downy panicles of small bell shaped white flowers • Syn: ↑maleberry, ↑male berry, ↑privet andromeda, ↑Lyonia ligustrina • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • …   Useful english dictionary

  • maleberry — noun deciduous much branched shrub with dense downy panicles of small bell shaped white flowers • Syn: ↑male berry, ↑privet andromeda, ↑he huckleberry, ↑Lyonia ligustrina • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lyonia ligustrina — maleberry male ber ry, male berry male ber ry . 1. (Bot.) A deciduous much branched shrub ({Lyonia ligustrina}) with dense downy panicles of small bell shaped white flowers; also called {swamp andromeda}. Syn: privet andromeda, he huckleberry,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lyonia ligustrina — maleberry male ber ry, male berry male ber ry . 1. (Bot.) A deciduous much branched shrub ({Lyonia ligustrina}) with dense downy panicles of small bell shaped white flowers; also called {swamp andromeda}. Syn: privet andromeda, he huckleberry,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • male berry — maleberry male ber ry, male berry male ber ry . 1. (Bot.) A deciduous much branched shrub ({Lyonia ligustrina}) with dense downy panicles of small bell shaped white flowers; also called {swamp andromeda}. Syn: privet andromeda, he huckleberry,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maleberry — male ber ry, male berry male ber ry . 1. (Bot.) A deciduous much branched shrub ({Lyonia ligustrina}) with dense downy panicles of small bell shaped white flowers; also called {swamp andromeda}. Syn: privet andromeda, he huckleberry, {Lyonia… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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