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groundberry


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  groundberry 
  n  1:  small  prostrate  or  ascending  shrub  having  scarlet  flowers 
  and  thin-fleshed  succulent  fruit  resembling  cranberries; 
  sometimes  place  in  genus  Styphelia  [syn:  {native 
  cranberry},  {cranberry  heath},  {Astroloma  humifusum},  {Styphelia 
  humifusum}] 
  2:  creeping  shrub  of  eastern  North  America  having  white 
  bell-shaped  flowers  followed  by  spicy  red  berrylike  fruit 
  and  shiny  aromatic  leaves  that  yield  wintergreen  oil  [syn: 
  {teaberry},  {wintergreen},  {checkerberry},  {mountain  tea}, 
  {creeping  wintergreen},  {Gaultheria  procumbens}] 




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