Boxberry
Boxberry Box"ber`ry, n. (Bot.) The wintergreen. ({Gaultheria procumbens}). [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster]

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  • boxberry — ☆ boxberry [bäks′ber΄ē ] n. pl. boxberries 1. WINTERGREEN (sense 1a) 2. PARTRIDGEBERRY …   English World dictionary

  • boxberry — /boks ber ee, beuh ree/, n., pl. boxberries. 1. the checkerberry. 2. the partridgeberry. [1700 10, Amer.; BOX3 + BERRY] * * * …   Universalium

  • boxberry — noun An alternative name for the teaberry. See Also: checkerberry …   Wiktionary

  • boxberry — noun 1. creeping woody plant of eastern North America with shiny evergreen leaves and scarlet berries • Syn: ↑partridgeberry, ↑twinberry, ↑Mitchella repens • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Member Holonyms: ↑Mitchella, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • flowering boxberry — noun see flowering box …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gaultheria procumbens — Boxberry Box ber ry, n. (Bot.) The wintergreen. ({Gaultheria procumbens}). [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • teaberry — noun 1. creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil • Syn: ↑wintergreen, ↑checkerberry, ↑mountain tea, ↑groundberry, ↑ground… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gaultheria procumbens — in Hammond, Indiana Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Natural bobtail — A natural bobtail is an animal s tail which due to a mutated gene grows unusually short or is missing completely. The genes for the shortened tail may be dominant or recessive. Due to legislation restricting or preventing docking, natural… …   Wikipedia

  • checkerberry — noun An alternative name for the teaberry. See Also: boxberry …   Wiktionary

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