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Noun: boxberry  'bóks,be-ree
  1. Creeping woody plant of eastern North America with shiny evergreen leaves and scarlet berries
    - partridgeberry, twinberry, Mitchella repens
  2. Spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil
    - wintergreen, checkerberry, teaberry, spiceberry

Derived forms: boxberries

Type of: berry, vine

Part of: checkerberry, creeping wintergreen, Gaultheria procumbens, genus Mitchella, groundberry, ground-berry, Mitchella, mountain tea, teaberry, wintergreen

Encyclopedia: Boxberry