silverberry

noun

sil·​ver·​ber·​ry ˈsil-vər-ˌber-ē How to pronounce silverberry (audio)
: a North American shrub (Elaeagnus commutata) of the oleaster family with silvery deciduous foliage

Word History

First Known Use

1856, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of silverberry was in 1856

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Cite this Entry

“Silverberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/silverberry. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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