Definition of Snakeberry

1. Noun. North American perennial herb with alternately compound leaves and racemes of small white flowers followed by bright red oval poisonous berries.




Definition of Snakeberry

1. Noun. ''Solanum dulcamara'', the bitter nightshade, or its fruit. ¹

2. Noun. ''Maianthemum dilatatum'', the false lily of the valley, or its fruit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Snakeberry

snake in the grass
snake mackerel
snake muishond
snake oil
snake palm
snake pit
snake plant
snake polypody
snake proteinase
snake rake
snake rakes
snake venom
snake venoms
snake wood
snakeberries
snakeberry (current term)
snakebird
snakebirds
snakebit
snakebite
snakebite and black
snakebites
snakebitten
snakeblenny
snaked
snakedom
snakefish
snakefishes
snakeflies
snakefly

Literary usage of Snakeberry

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1. The Indian Fairy Book: From the Original Legends by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, Cornelius Mathews (1856)
"Let the snakeberry spring up to detain her!" cried out the young man ; and immediately the berries spread like scarlet all over the path, ..."

2. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1912)
"... snakeberry, two-eyed berry, squaw-plum. Habitat and range.—The squaw vine is common in woods from Nova Scotia to Minnesota and south to Florida and ..."

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