partridgeberry

noun
par·​tridge·​ber·​ry | \ ˈpär-trij-ˌber-ē How to pronounce partridgeberry (audio) \

Definition of partridgeberry

: a trailing evergreen plant (Mitchella repens) of the madder family native to the eastern U.S. and Canada with edible slightly acidic scarlet berries also : its berry

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1714, in the meaning defined above

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