wolfberry

noun
wolf·​ber·​ry | \ ˈwu̇lf-ˌber-ē How to pronounce wolfberry (audio) \

Definition of wolfberry

: a white-berried North American shrub (Symphoricarpos occidentalis) of the honeysuckle family

Examples of wolfberry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The wolfberry, also known as goji, is rich in zeaxanthin, an antioxidant, and a carotenoid called lutein, which can help reduce the risk of eye disease. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, The Arizona Republic, 25 Apr. 2022 Or rabbit tamales with wolfberry jam and squash salsa. Dominic Armato, azcentral, 6 June 2018

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First Known Use of wolfberry

circa 1834, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wolfberry was circa 1834

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Last Updated

2 May 2022

Cite this Entry

“Wolfberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wolfberry. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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