boxberry

Definitions of boxberry
  1. noun
    creeping woody plant of eastern North America with shiny evergreen leaves and scarlet berries
    synonyms: Mitchella repens, partridgeberry, twinberry
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    type of:
    vine
    a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
  2. noun
    spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil
    synonyms: checkerberry, spiceberry, teaberry, wintergreen
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    type of:
    berry
    any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves
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