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winterberry

[win-ter-ber-ee] /ˈwɪn tərˌbɛr i/
noun, plural winterberries.
1.
any of several North American hollies of the genus Ilex, having red berries that are persistent through the winter.
2.
black alder (def 1).
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; winter + berry
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