Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The waxy fruit of the wax myrtle or the snowberry.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The bayberry.
  • n. The snowberry.
  • n. The yangmei.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The wax-covered fruit of the wax myrtle, or bayberry. See bayberry, and candleberry tree.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The bayberry, Myrica cerifera.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. deciduous aromatic shrub of eastern North America with grey-green wax-coated berries
  • n. deciduous shrub of western North America having spikes of pink flowers followed by round white berries

Etymologies

wax +‎ berry (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Tamaiti himself disappeared a while in the bush and returned with coco tinder, dry leaves, and a spray of waxberry.

    In the South Seas

  • I tried the waxberry juice at Pizzahut and I bought soft dried waxberries in the small supermarket next to the hotel I stayed at.

    Anne's Food

  • In it, he become a counselor butterwort as the misstatement to metaphysical dogwood and as the achaean homophobia of waxberry bibliopolic on his earthy duplication.

    Rational Review

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