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silverberry

[sil-ver-ber-ee] /ˈsɪl vərˌbɛr i/
noun, plural silverberries.
1.
a shrub, Elaeagnus commutata (or E. argentea), of north-central North America, having silvery leaves and flowers and silvery, drupelike edible fruit.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; silver + berry
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  • Cutting tends to stimulate resprouting in silverberry, as does burning.
  • Bison also eat silverberry, willow, and dwarf birch.

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