sugar berry

sugarberry

[shoog-er-ber-ee]
noun, plural sugarberries.
a hackberry, Celtis laevigata, of the southern U.S.

Origin:
1830–40, Americanism; sugar + berry

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sugarberry

noun
1. deciduous shade tree with small black berries; southern United States; yields soft yellowish wood 
2. small edible dark purple to black berry with large pits; southern United States 
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