Creeping snowberry
Snowberry Snow"ber`ry, n. (Bot.) A name of several shrubs with white berries; as, the {Symphoricarpus racemosus} of the Northern United States, and the {Chiococca racemosa} of Florida and tropical America. [1913 Webster]

{Creeping snowberry}. (Bot.) See under {Creeping}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Creeping snowberry — may refer to: Gaultheria hispidula Symphoricarpos mollis References Creeping snowberry at Integrated Taxonomic Information System …   Wikipedia

  • Creeping snowberry — Creeping Creep ing, a. 1. Crawling, or moving close to the ground. Every creeping thing. Gen. vi. 20. [1913 Webster] 2. Growing along, and clinging to, the ground, or to a wall, etc., by means of rootlets or tendrils. [1913 Webster] Casements… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • creeping snowberry — noun slow growing procumbent evergreen shrublet of northern North America and Japan having white flowers and numerous white fleshy rough and hairy seeds • Syn: ↑moxie plum, ↑maidenhair berry, ↑Gaultheria hispidula • Hypernyms: ↑shrublet • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Snowberry — Snow ber ry, n. (Bot.) A name of several shrubs with white berries; as, the {Symphoricarpus racemosus} of the Northern United States, and the {Chiococca racemosa} of Florida and tropical America. [1913 Webster] {Creeping snowberry}. (Bot.) See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Creeping — Creep ing, a. 1. Crawling, or moving close to the ground. Every creeping thing. Gen. vi. 20. [1913 Webster] 2. Growing along, and clinging to, the ground, or to a wall, etc., by means of rootlets or tendrils. [1913 Webster] Casements lined with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snowberry — /snoh ber ee, beuh ree/, n., pl. snowberries. 1. a North American shrub, Symphoricarpos albus, of the honeysuckle family, cultivated for its ornamental white berries. 2. any of certain other white berried plants. [1750 60, Amer.; SNOW + BERRY] *… …   Universalium

  • Symphoricarpos — Snowberry redirects here. It may also refer to members of the genus Chiococca. Symphoricarpos Common Snowberry (S. albus) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Chiococca racemosa — Snowberry Snow ber ry, n. (Bot.) A name of several shrubs with white berries; as, the {Symphoricarpus racemosus} of the Northern United States, and the {Chiococca racemosa} of Florida and tropical America. [1913 Webster] {Creeping snowberry}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Symphoricarpus racemosus — Snowberry Snow ber ry, n. (Bot.) A name of several shrubs with white berries; as, the {Symphoricarpus racemosus} of the Northern United States, and the {Chiococca racemosa} of Florida and tropical America. [1913 Webster] {Creeping snowberry}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ceeping crowfoot — Creeping Creep ing, a. 1. Crawling, or moving close to the ground. Every creeping thing. Gen. vi. 20. [1913 Webster] 2. Growing along, and clinging to, the ground, or to a wall, etc., by means of rootlets or tendrils. [1913 Webster] Casements… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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