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candleberry

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noun can·dle·ber·ry \ˈkan-dəl-ˌber-ē, -ˌbe-rē\

Definition of candleberry

  1. :  a wax myrtle (Myrica cerifera); also :  a bayberry (Myrica pensylvanica)



Circa 1730

First Known Use of candleberry

circa 1730

Rhymes with candleberry

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