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strawberry tree

noun
1.
an evergreen shrub or tree, Arbutus unedo, of the heath family, native to southern Europe, bearing a scarlet, strawberrylike fruit.
Origin of strawberry tree
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English
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  • Occasionally we meet with the strawberry tree, during early autumn, bearing both flower and fruit at the same time.

    Field and Woodland Plants William S. Furneaux
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strawberry tree

noun
1.
a S European evergreen tree, Arbutus unedo, having white or pink flowers and red strawberry-like berries See also arbutus
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