wolf·​ber·​ry ˈwu̇lf-ˌber-ē How to pronounce wolfberry (audio)
: 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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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1834, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wolfberry was circa 1834

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“Wolfberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wolfberry. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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