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deerberry

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noun deer·ber·ry \-ˌber-ē, -ˌbe-rē\

Definition of deerberry

  1. 1 :  either of two shrubs (Vaccinium stamineum or V. caesium) of the heath family that are found in dry woods and scrub of the eastern United States

  2. 2 :  the edible fruit of a deerberry




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