goji berry

noun go·ji berry \ ˈgō-ˈjē \
variants: or less commonly goji

Definition of goji berry

:the dark red, mildly tart berry of a thorny, chiefly Asian shrub (Lycium barbarum and L. chinense) that is typically dried and used in beverages

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Origin and Etymology of goji berry

modification of Chinese (Beijing) gǒuqǐ the shrub Lycium chinense


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