Christmasberry

Christmasberry

[kris-muhs-ber-ee]
noun, plural Christmasberries.

Origin:
1895–1900, Americanism; Christmas + berry

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christmasberry

noun
1. spiny evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having spreading branches usually blue or mauve flowers and red berries 
2. ornamental evergreen treelike shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States having large white flowers and red berrylike fruits; often placed in genus Photinia [syn: toyon
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