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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Then, a design by Dirtworks, built by the Todd Group, covered much of that structure with enormous mounds of sand planted with beach grasses and plants like serviceberry, bayberry and beach rose.
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First Known Use of bayberry
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Definition of bayberry for Students
: a shrub with leathery leaves and clusters of small berries covered with grayish white wax
Medical Definition of bayberry
1: a West Indian tree of the genus Pimenta (P. racemosa) of the myrtle family yielding a yellow aromatic oil
2a: 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 waxb: the fruit of a bayberry
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