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twinberry

[twin-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈtwɪnˌbɛr i, -bə ri/
noun, plural twinberries.
1.
the partridgeberry, Mitchella repens.
2.
a North American honeysuckle shrub, Lonicera involucrata, having involucrate flowers of various colors.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25, Americanism twin1 + berry
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British Dictionary definitions for twin berry

twinberry

/ˈtwɪnbərɪ; -brɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
another name for partridgeberry (sense 1)
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