Definition of Teaberry

1. Noun. 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.




2. Noun. Spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil.

Definition of Teaberry

1. n. The checkerberry.

Definition of Teaberry

1. Noun. A berry which is the fruit of a small shrub native to northeastern North America, ''Gaultheria procumbens'', also known as the Eastern teaberry, American wintergreen, boxberry, and checkerberry. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Teaberry

1. a North American shrub [n -RIES]

Medical Definition of Teaberry

1. The checkerberry. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Teaberry

tea trays
tea tree
tea trolley
tea trolleys
tea urn
tea wagon
tea wagons
teabagged
teabaggers
teabaglike
teabags
teaberries
teaberry (current term)
teaboard
teaboards
teabowl
teabowls
teabox
teaboxes
teacake
teacakes
teacart
teacarts
teach-in
teach away
teach grandma how to suck eggs
teach someone a lesson

Literary usage of Teaberry

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1. Monograph on Flavoring Extracts with Essences, Syrups, and Colorings: Also by Joseph Harrop (1891)
"Extract of teaberry or Wintergreen ... teaberry . 1 fl. ounce. Alcohol (Atwood's, diluted, #.«.). . 1 gallon. Mix and macerate for several months, ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1883)
"Sometimes teaberry leaves are used with the birch-wood, and occasionally this distiller uses teaberry leaves only. The yield of birch-wood is about 5 pounds ..."

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