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Noun: bayberry  'bey,be-ree [N. Amer], 'bey-bu-ree [Brit]
  1. West Indian tree; source of bay rum
    - bay-rum tree, Jamaica bayberry, wild cinnamon, Pimenta acris
  2. Deciduous aromatic shrub of eastern North America with grey-green wax-coated berries
    - candleberry, swamp candleberry, waxberry, Myrica pensylvanica

Derived forms: bayberries

Type of: tree, wax myrtle

Part of: genus Pimenta, Pimenta

Encyclopedia: Bayberry, New York