silver berry

silverberry

[sil-ver-ber-ee]
noun, plural silverberries.
a shrub, Elaeagnus commutata (or E. argentea ), of north-central North America, having silvery leaves and flowers and silvery, drupelike edible fruit.

Origin:
1855–60; silver + berry

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silver berry

noun
1. deciduous shrubby tree of Europe and western Asia having grey leaves and small yellow fruits covered in silvery scales; sometimes spiny [syn: Russian olive
2. deciduous unarmed North American shrub with silvery leaves and fruits [syn: silverberry
silverberry

noun
deciduous unarmed North American shrub with silvery leaves and fruits 
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