from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A deciduous much-branched shrub (Lyonia ligustrina) with dense downy panicles of small bell-shaped white flowers; also called swamp andromeda.
  • noun (Bot.) A kind of coffee. See Pea berry.

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  • noun deciduous much-branched shrub with dense downy panicles of small bell-shaped white flowers


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  • I walked against the current, following a wooded berm, thick with fir, that the river had created over time, cutting off a patch of bog land where early-budding blueberry and blackberry, and gray-black winterberry and tan winter maleberry, coexisted with spruce and larch and rhodora.

    The Black Angel John Connolly 2005


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