noun Date: circa 1834 a white-berried North American shrub (Symphoricarpos occidentalis) of the honeysuckle family

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  • wolfberry — amerikinis žilakrūmis statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Elaeagnus argentea angl. silverberry; silverberry elaeagnus; wolfberry vok. Ölweide; Silber Ölweide rus. лох серебристый lenk. oliwnik srebrzysty …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • wolfberry — /woolf ber ee, beuh ree/, n., pl. wolfberries. a North American shrub, Symphoricarpos occidentalis, of the honeysuckle family, having gray, hairy, egg shaped leaves and pinkish, bell shaped flowers, and bearing white berries. [1825 35, Amer.;… …   Universalium

  • wolfberry — wolf·berry …   English syllables

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