snow·​ber·​ry | \ ˈsnō-ˌber-ē How to pronounce snowberry (audio) \

Definition of snowberry

: any of several white-berried shrubs (especially genus Symphoricarpos of the honeysuckle family) especially : a low-growing North American shrub (S. albus) with pinkish-white flowers in small axillary clusters

Examples of snowberry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Heading down the Pimlico Road, Linley roars with two giant topiary lions, and an old-school snowberry white Mini Cooper. Vogue, 2 June 2022 Try making a wreath using faux snowberries on a grapevine base and spray it with silver paint. Iris Van Rynbach,, 19 Nov. 2019 Elderberry, serviceberry, dogwood and snowberry are attractive options that are well-adapted to our region and great sources of fall food for birds. oregonlive, 29 Oct. 2019 McCleary typically paints them not much differently from those hearty limes or snowberry honeysuckles. Christopher Knight,, 14 June 2018 Honey Dijon,’ and ‘Sombreuil’ roses, as well as a supporting cast of columbine, bearded iris, Japanese snowberry, honeysuckle, and plum. Sunset, 22 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of snowberry

1760, in the meaning defined above

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10 Jun 2022

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“Snowberry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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