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Noun: hackberry  'hak,be-ree
  1. Any of various trees of the genus Celtis having inconspicuous flowers and small berrylike fruits
    - nettle tree
     
  2. Small edible dark purple to black berry with large pits; southern United States
    - sugarberry

Derived forms: hackberries

Type of: berry, tree

Part of: Celtis, genus Celtis

Encyclopedia: Hackberry, Louisiana