Christmasberry
Christmasberry Christmasberry n. 1. a spiny evergreen shrub of southeastern U. S. ({Lycium carolinianum}) having spreading branches with usually blue or mauve flowers and red berries.

Syn: Christmas berry, {Lycium carolinianum}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. an ornamental evergreen treelike shrub of US Pacific coast ({Photinia arbutifolia}) having large white flowers and red berrylike fruits; often placed in genus Photinia.

Syn: toyon, tollon, Christmas berry, Heteromeles arbutifolia, {Photinia arbutifolia}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Christmasberry — (Christmas berry, Christmas berry) can refer to any one of several eudicot shrubs or small trees, as well as their colorful fruit: Lycium carolinianum (Carolina Desert thorn, family Solanaceae), a boxthorn native to subtropical North America… …   Wikipedia

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  • Christmasberry — /kris meuhs ber ee/, n., pl. Christmasberries. toyon. [1895 1900, Amer.; CHRISTMAS + BERRY] * * * …   Universalium

  • Christmasberry — noun 1. spiny evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having spreading branches usually blue or mauve flowers and red berries • Syn: ↑Christmas berry, ↑Lycium carolinianum • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Lycium, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Lycium carolinianum — Christmasberry Christmasberry n. 1. a spiny evergreen shrub of southeastern U. S. ({Lycium carolinianum}) having spreading branches with usually blue or mauve flowers and red berries. Syn: Christmas berry, {Lycium carolinianum}. [WordNet 1.5] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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