Definition of Blood berry

1. Noun. Bushy houseplant having white to pale pink flowers followed by racemes of scarlet berries; tropical Americas.

Exact synonyms: Bloodberry, Rivina Humilis, Rouge Plant, Rougeberry
Group relationships: Genus Rivina, Rivina
Generic synonyms: Houseplant

Lexicographical Neighbors of Blood Berry

blood-vascular system
blood agar
blood albumin
blood and guts
blood and tommy
blood bactericidal activity
blood bank
blood banks
blood bath
blood baths
blood berry (current term)
blood bin
blood bins
blood blister
blood brother
blood brotherhood
blood brothers
blood calculus
blood cancer
blood catecholamine
blood cell
blood cell count
blood cells

Literary usage of Blood berry

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bush-fruits by Fred Wallace Card (1898)
"It has also been known as rabbit berry and blood berry, while Crozier states* that it 1ms even been improperly called cornelian cherry. ..."

2. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1901)
"... which may be taken as a presumptive sign that some irritative toxine was present in the blood. Berry Hart (49) has sought to prove that hydatid mole is ..."

3. View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1822)
"Four princes of the blood, Berry, Bourbon, Orleans, 1412 and Alencon, disgraced their names by signing this treaty.J Henry broke off his alliance with ..."

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