buckberry

noun
buck·​ber·​ry | \ ˈbək-ˌber-ē, -ˌbe-rē \

Definition of buckberry

1 : a huckleberry (Gaylussacia ursina) of the southern U.S. having black insipid fruit eaten by deer
2 : a deerberry (Vaccinium stamineum)

History and Etymology for buckberry

buck entry 1 + berry

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“Buckberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buckberry. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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