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Noun: Christmas berry
  1. Spiny evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having spreading branches usually blue or mauve flowers and red berries
    - Christmasberry, Lycium carolinianum
  2. Ornamental evergreen treelike shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States having large white flowers and red berrylike fruits; often placed in genus Photinia
    - toyon, tollon, Christmasberry, Heteromeles arbutifolia, Photinia arbutifolia

Derived forms: Christmasberries

Type of: bush, shrub

Part of: genus Heteromeles, genus Lycium, Heteromeles, Lycium

Encyclopedia: Christmas berry