Dogberry tree
Dogberry Dog"ber`ry, n. (Bot.) The berry of the dogwood; -- called also {dogcherry}. --Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster]

{Dogberry tree} (Bot.), the dogwood. [1913 Webster]


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