coralberry

noun

cor·​al·​ber·​ry ˈkȯr-əl-ˌber-ē How to pronounce coralberry (audio)
-ˌbe-rē,
ˈkär-
: a North American dwarf shrub (Symphoricarpos orbiculatus) that bears clusters of small flowers succeeded by red or white berries

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coralberry was circa 1859

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“Coralberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coralberry. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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