twinberry

noun twin·ber·ry \ ˈtwin-ˌber-ē \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of twinberry

plural twinberries
1 : a western North American honeysuckle (Lonicera involucrata) with yellowish involucrate flowers
3 : an evergreen tree or large shrub (Myrcianthes fragrans synonym Eugenia dicrana synonym Eugenia simpsonii) of southern Florida, the West Indies, and Mexico to South America that has smooth scaly bark, aromatic leaves, white flowers, edible red fruits, and hard, close-grained wood

Origin and Etymology of twinberry

from the occurrence of the berries in pairs


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