spiceberry


spiceberry
a) A compact flowering plant, Ardisia crenata, native to East Asia.
b) Its fruit, a glossy, bright red drupe.

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  • spiceberry — ☆ spiceberry [spīs′ber΄ē ] n. pl. spiceberries 1. a) a Caribbean tree (Eugenia rhombea) of the myrtle family, having orange or black fruit b) this fruit 2. any of several aromatic plants, esp. WINTERGREEN …   Universalium

  • spiceberry — ☆ spiceberry [spīs′ber΄ē ] n. pl. spiceberries 1. a) a Caribbean tree (Eugenia rhombea) of the myrtle family, having orange or black fruit b) this fruit 2. any of several aromatic plants, esp. WINTERGREEN (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • spiceberry — rinčiuotasis mieguvis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miegūninių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Ardisia crenata), paplitęs rytų ir pietryčių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Ardisia crenata angl. coralberry; hen s eyes; spiceberry vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • spiceberry — spice·berry …   English syllables

  • spiceberry — noun 1. shrub with coral red berries; Japan to northern India • Syn: ↑coralberry, ↑Ardisia crenata • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Ardisia, ↑genus Ardisia …   Useful english dictionary

  • teaberry — noun 1. creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil • Syn: ↑wintergreen, ↑checkerberry, ↑mountain tea, ↑groundberry, ↑ground… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ardisia crenata — coralberry coralberry n. 1. a North American deciduous shrub ({Symphoricarpos orbiculatus}) cultivated for its abundant clusters of coral red berrylike fruits. Syn: Indian currant, {Symphoricarpos orbiculatus}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. shrub ({Ardisia… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ardisia crenata — coralberry coralberry n. 1. a North American deciduous shrub ({Symphoricarpos orbiculatus}) cultivated for its abundant clusters of coral red berrylike fruits. Syn: Indian currant, {Symphoricarpos orbiculatus}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. shrub ({Ardisia… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coralberry — n. 1. a North American deciduous shrub ({Symphoricarpos orbiculatus}) cultivated for its abundant clusters of coral red berrylike fruits. Syn: Indian currant, {Symphoricarpos orbiculatus}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. shrub ({Ardisia crenata}) with coral red …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Symphoricarpos orbiculatus — coralberry coralberry n. 1. a North American deciduous shrub ({Symphoricarpos orbiculatus}) cultivated for its abundant clusters of coral red berrylike fruits. Syn: Indian currant, {Symphoricarpos orbiculatus}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. shrub ({Ardisia… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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