groundberry

noun ground·ber·ry \ˈgrau̇n(d)-—see berry\

Definition of groundberry

  1. 1 :  checkerberry 1 a; also :  the plant producing this berry

  2. 2 Australia :  native cranberry

  3. 3 :  a thick trailing evergreen shrub (Rubus hespidus) of eastern North America that is used as a ground cover especially on banks and in rock gardens and that has hispid canes and glossy foliolate leaves

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