partridgeberry

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noun par·tridge·ber·ry \-ˌber-ē\

Definition of partridgeberry

  1. :  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

First Known Use of partridgeberry

1714


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