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Noun: waxberry  'waks,be-ree [N. Amer], waks-bu-ree [Brit]
  1. Deciduous shrub of western North America having spikes of pink flowers followed by round white berries
    - snowberry, common snowberry, Symphoricarpos alba
  2. Deciduous aromatic shrub of eastern North America with grey-green wax-coated berries
    - bayberry, candleberry, swamp candleberry, Myrica pensylvanica

Derived forms: waxberries

Type of: poisonous plant, wax myrtle

Part of: Caprifoliaceae, family Caprifoliaceae, honeysuckle family

Encyclopedia: Waxberry