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bayberry

noun bay·ber·ry \ˈbā-ˌber-ē, -ˌbe-rē\

Definition of BAYBERRY

1
:  any of several wax myrtles; especially :  a hardy shrub (Myrica pensylvanica) of coastal eastern North America bearing dense clusters of small berries covered with grayish-white wax
2
:  the fruit of a bayberry
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First Known Use of BAYBERRY

1575
BAYBERRY Defined for Kids

bayberry

noun bay·ber·ry \ˈbā-ˌber-ē\
plural bay·ber·ries

Definition of BAYBERRY for Kids

:  a shrub with leathery leaves and clusters of small berries covered with grayish white wax
Medical Dictionary

bayberry

noun bay·ber·ry \ˈbā-ˌber-ē, British often & US sometimes -b(ə-)rē\
plural bay·ber·ries

Medical Definition of BAYBERRY

1
:  a West Indian tree of the genus Pimenta (P. racemosa) of the myrtle family yielding a yellow aromatic oil
2
a :  any of several wax myrtles; especially :  a hardy shrub (Myrica pensylvanica) of coastal eastern North America bearing dense clusters of small globular nuts covered with grayish white wax b :  the fruit of a bayberry

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