BOX-BERRY

boxberry

[boks-ber-ee, -buh-ree]
noun, plural boxberries.
1.
the checkerberry.
2.
the partridgeberry.

Origin:
1700–10, Americanism; box3 + berry

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boxberry (ˈbɒksbərɪ)
 
n , pl -ries
1.  the fruit of the partridgeberry or wintergreen
2.  partridgeberry another name for wintergreen

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