candleberry tree
Bayberry Bay"ber*ry, n. (Bot.) (a) The fruit of the bay tree or {Laurus nobilis}. (b) A tree of the West Indies related to the myrtle ({Pimenta acris}). (c) The fruit of {Myrica cerifera} (wax myrtle); the shrub itself; -- called also {candleberry tree}. [1913 Webster]

{Bayberry tallow}, a fragrant green wax obtained from the bayberry or wax myrtle; -- called also {myrtle wax}. [1913 Webster]


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  • candleberry tree — noun see candleberry 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • candleberry — tree Can dle*ber ry tree (Bot.) A shrub (the {Myrica cerifera}, or wax bearing myrtle), common in North America, the little nuts of which are covered with a greenish white wax, which was formerly, used for hardening candles; also called {bayberry …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • bayberry tree — Candleberry tree Can dle*ber ry tree (Bot.) A shrub (the {Myrica cerifera}, or wax bearing myrtle), common in North America, the little nuts of which are covered with a greenish white wax, which was formerly, used for hardening candles; also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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