Definition of Dangle-berry
1. Noun. Huckleberry of the eastern United States with pink flowers and sweet blue fruit.
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Literary usage of Dangle-berry
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Southern Wild Flowers and Trees: Together with Shrubs, Vines and Various by Alice Lounsberry (1901)
"G. frondosa, dangle-berry, or blue tangle, inhabits mostly low ground from Florida and Louisiana northward to New England. When in bloom, or showing its ..."
2. Manual of Botany for North America: Containing Generic and Specific by Amos Eaton (1836)
"Leaves deciduous. stamin'eum, (squaw whortleberry, deer berry, dangle berry. O. w. M. Uvularia. So named from the throat of the flowers; being similar to ..."
3. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1906)
"I never noticed it in such abundance before. My shoes are green-yellow, or yellow-green, even the next day with it. dangle-berry well out, how long ? ..."
4. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1857)
"... dangle-berry, sometimes called bullet-berries. This is a late species, but the fruit is large and ..."