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Definition of turkeyberry

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1a : either of two nightshades (Solanum mammosum and S. torvum) of the West Indies
b : the fruit of either of these plants
2a or less commonly turkeyberry tree : a West Indian tree (Cordia collococca)
b : the berry of the turkeyberry

Turkey berry

noun (2)

Definition of Turkey berry (Entry 2 of 2)

: persian berry

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“Turkeyberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turkeyberry. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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