noun sym·pho·ri·car·pos \ˌsim(p)fərəˈkärˌpäs\

Definition of symphoricarpos

  1. 1 capitalized :  a small genus of North American shrubs (family Caprifoliaceae) having bell-shaped flowers in axillary racemes succeeded by fleshy white or red 2-seeded berries — see coralberry, snowberry

  2. 2 plural symphoricarpos :  any plant of the genus Symphoricarpos

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Origin and Etymology of symphoricarpos

New Latin, from Greek symphora act of gathering or collecting (from sympherein to bring together, from syn- + pherein to bear, carry) + New Latin -i- + Greek karpos fruit; from the clustering of the fruit — more at bear, harvest

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