California buckthorn
coffeeberry coffeeberry n. an evergreen shrub of Western U.S. ({Rhamnus californicus}), bearing small red or black fruits; -- called also the {California buckthorn}.

Syn: California buckthorn, California coffee, {Rhamnus californicus}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • coffeeberry — n. an evergreen shrub of Western U.S. ({Rhamnus californicus}), bearing small red or black fruits; called also the {California buckthorn}. Syn: California buckthorn, California coffee, {Rhamnus californicus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhamnus californicus — coffeeberry coffeeberry n. an evergreen shrub of Western U.S. ({Rhamnus californicus}), bearing small red or black fruits; called also the {California buckthorn}. Syn: California buckthorn, California coffee, {Rhamnus californicus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhamnus californicus — coffeeberry coffeeberry n. an evergreen shrub of Western U.S. ({Rhamnus californicus}), bearing small red or black fruits; called also the {California buckthorn}. Syn: California buckthorn, California coffee, {Rhamnus californicus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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