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snowberry

[snoh-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈsnoʊˌbɛr i, -bə ri/
noun, plural snowberries.
1.
a North American shrub, Symphoricarpos albus, of the honeysuckle family, cultivated for its ornamental white berries.
2.
any of certain other white-berried plants.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60, Americanism; snow + berry
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British Dictionary definitions for snow berry

snowberry

/ˈsnəʊbərɪ; -brɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
any of several caprifoliaceous shrubs of the genus Symphoricarpos, esp S. albus, cultivated for their small pink flowers and white berries
2.
Also called waxberry. any of the berries of such a plant
3.
any of various other white-berried plants
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