Definition of Gallberry

1. Noun. Evergreen holly of eastern North America with oblong leathery leaves and small black berries.

Exact synonyms: Evergreen Winterberry, Gall-berry, Ilex Glabra, Inkberry
Generic synonyms: Holly



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gallberry

gallamines
gallane
gallant
gallanted
gallanter
gallanting
gallantly
gallantness
gallantries
gallantry
gallants
gallate
gallates
gallature
gallaunt
gallberry (current term)
gallbladder
gallbladder carcinoma
gallbladder disease
gallbladder emptying
gallbladder fossa
gallbladder scan
gallbladders
galled
gallein
galleins
galleon
galleons

Literary usage of Gallberry

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1. Proceedings for the Eight Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference by M. Boya Edwards (2001)
"gallberry was the principal shrub component in these forests prior to harvesting. ... Site preparation treatments reduced grass and gallberry cover and ..."

2. Report of the North Carolina Geological Survey: Agriculture of the Eastern by Ebenezer Emmons (1858)
"The texture of the gallberry lands has much to do with their poverty; for generally they are made up of stiff whitish clays and coarse sand. ..."

3. Census Reports Tenth Census. June 1, 1880 by Francis Amasa Walker, Charles Williams Seaton, Henry Gannett (1884)
"These comprise the bottoms and hummocks of the streams and gallberry flats. ... The gallberry flats are lowlands along the very small streams, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1916)
"... gallberry Island, "The Pocket," Honey Island, Mixon's Hammock, Minne Lake Islands, in the crossway between Billy's Island and gallberry Island and on ..."

5. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1897)
"Undergrowth especially heavy near the border of the forest, composed of sourwood (very abundant), sweet gum, myrtle (Myrica carolinensis), holly, gallberry, ..."

6. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1914)
"Hundreds of acres of the sandy coastal plain of Georgia are covered with the bushes of the common gallberry (lief glabra). It remains in bloom for about a ..."

7. The Woods and Timbers of North Carolina by Peter M. Hale, Moses Ashley Curtis (1883)
"gallberry. (I. glabra, Gray.)—This and the next species are evergreen ... TALL gallberry. (I. coriacea, Chapm.)— This grows in similar situations with the ..."

8. Report of the Geological Survey of North Carolina: Vol. I. Physical by North Carolina State Geologist (1875)
"VI, a gallberry soil, Dover Swamp, Craven county ; rather coarse sand and vegetable matter; ... X, a light yellow gallberry soil, common in Onslow county. ..."

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