noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1765 a shrub or small tree (Vaccinium arboreum) of the heath family of the southeastern United States having a small hard black berry with stony seeds

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  • farkleberry — ☆ farkleberry [fär′kəl ber΄ē ] n. pl. farkleberries [< ?] an evergreen shrub or small tree (Vaccinium arboreum) of the heath family, with bell shaped, white flowers and round, black berries, found in the S U.S …   English World dictionary

  • farkleberry — /fahr keuhl ber ee/, n., pl. farkleberries. a shrub or small tree, Vaccinium arboreum, of the heath family, native to the southern U.S., bearing small, waxy, white flowers and black, many seeded berries. [1755 65, Amer.; farkle (of obscure orig.) …   Universalium

  • farkleberry — noun a) A species of Vaccinium (Vaccinium arboreum) native to the southeastern United States, from southern Virginia west to southeastern Missouri, and south to Florida and eastern Texas; taking the form of a shrub (rarely a small …   Wiktionary

  • farkleberry — far·kle·ber·ry …   English syllables

  • farkleberry — far•kle•ber•ry [[t]ˈfɑr kəlˌbɛr i[/t]] n. pl. ries pln a shrub, Vaccinium arboreum, of the heath family, of the southern U.S., having black berries • Etymology: 1755–65, amer.; farkle (of obscure orig.) +berry …   From formal English to slang

  • farkleberry — noun shrub or small tree of eastern United States having black inedible berries • Syn: ↑sparkleberry, ↑Vaccinium arboreum • Hypernyms: ↑blueberry, ↑blueberry bush …   Useful english dictionary

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  • List of trees and shrubs by taxonomic family — The following is a list of trees and shrubs of high notoriety. Taxonomic families for the following trees and shrubs are listed in alphabetical order, likewise the genera and closely related species.=GYMNOSPERMS= =CONIFERS= Araucariaceae: The… …   Wikipedia

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