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boxberry


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boxberry  \Box"ber`ry\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  The  wintergreen.  ({Gaultheria  procumbens}).  [Local,  U.S.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  boxberry 
  n  1:  creeping  woody  plant  of  eastern  North  America  with  shiny 
  evergreen  leaves  and  scarlet  berries  [syn:  {partridgeberry}, 
  {twinberry},  {Mitchella  repens}] 
  2:  spicy  red  berrylike  fruit;  source  of  wintergreen  oil  [syn:  {wintergreen}, 
  {checkerberry},  {teaberry},  {spiceberry}] 




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