waxberry


waxberry
/waks"ber'ee, -beuh ree/, n., pl. waxberries.
1. the wax myrtle or the bayberry.
2. the snowberry.
[1825-35; WAX1 + BERRY]

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  • Waxberry — Wax ber ry, n. (Bot.) The wax covered fruit of the wax myrtle, or bayberry. See {Bayberry}, and {Candleberry tree}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • waxberry — [waks′ber΄ē] n. pl. waxberries 1. SNOWBERRY (senses 1 & 3) ☆ 2. BAYBERRY (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • Waxberry — The name Waxberry may refer to the waxy fruit of plants which produce berries that can be used as a source of wax.* the wax myrtle (Myrica pensylvanica) a member of the mytle family * the snowberry (Symphoricarpos) a member of the honeysuckle… …   Wikipedia

  • waxberry — tikroji vaškuonė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Sotvarinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Morella cerifera), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. Iš jo gaunamas vaškas. atitikmenys: lot. Morella cerifera angl. bayberry; candleberry; southern… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • waxberry — širdžialapė vaškuonė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Sotvarinių šeimos augalas (Morella cordifolia), paplitęs Afrikoje. Iš jo gaunamas vaškas. atitikmenys: lot. Morella cordifolia angl. waxberry šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • waxberry — noun a) The bayberry. b) The snowberry …   Wiktionary

  • waxberry — noun (plural waxberries) a bayberry or other shrub with berries that have a waxy coating …   English new terms dictionary

  • waxberry — wax·berry …   English syllables

  • waxberry — wax•ber•ry [[t]ˈwæksˌbɛr i, bə ri[/t]] n. pl. ries 1) pln the wax myrtle or the bayberry 2) pln the snowberry • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • waxberry — /ˈwæksbɛri/ (say waksberee) noun → snowberry (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary


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