checkerberry


checkerberry
/chek"euhr ber'ee/, n., pl. checkerberries.
1. the red fruit of the American wintergreen, Gaultheria procumbens.
2. the plant itself.
3. any of several other plants bearing similar fruit, or the fruit itself.
[1770-80, Amer.; perh. so named from its appearance]

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Universalium. 2010.

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