noun Date: circa 1818 any of several hackberries (especially Celtis laevigata and C. occidentalis) with sweet edible fruits

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  • sugarberry — ☆ sugarberry [shoog′ərber΄ē ] n. pl. sugarberries HACKBERRY …   English World dictionary

  • sugarberry — lygusis celtis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Celtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis augalas (Celtis laevigata), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Celtis laevigata angl. southern hackberry; sugar hackberry; sugarberry… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sugarberry — celtis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Celtinių (Celtidaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Celtis). atitikmenys: lot. Celtis angl. hackberry; nettle tree; sugarberry vok. Zürgelbaum rus. каменное дерево; каркас lenk. wiązowiec …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • sugarberry — /shoog euhr ber ee/, n., pl. sugarberries. a hackberry, Celtis laevigata, of the southern U.S. [1830 40, Amer.; SUGAR + BERRY] * * * …   Universalium

  • sugarberry — noun hackberry …   Wiktionary

  • Sugarberry — Celtis (E) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • sugarberry — sug•ar•ber•ry [[t]ˈʃʊg ərˌbɛr i[/t]] n. pl. ries pln a hackberry, Celtis laevigata, of the southern U.S • Etymology: 1830–40, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • sugarberry — noun 1. deciduous shade tree with small black berries; southern United States; yields soft yellowish wood • Syn: ↑Celtis laevigata • Hypernyms: ↑hackberry, ↑nettle tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Celtis, ↑genus Celtis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Celtis laevigata — Taxobox name = Celtis laevigata image width = 240px image caption = regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Rosales familia = Cannabaceae genus = Celtis species = C. laevigata binomial = Celtis laevigata binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Celtis occidentalis — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

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