noun, plural sugarberries.
a hackberry, Celtis laevigata, of the southern U.S.

1830–40, Americanism; sugar + berry Unabridged
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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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If you'd taste one of the ripe berries, you'd understand why some people call this the sugarberry tree.
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