Definition of Silverberry

1. Noun. Deciduous unarmed North American shrub with silvery leaves and fruits.

Exact synonyms: Elaeagnus Commutata, Silver Berry, Silver-bush, Silverbush
Generic synonyms: Oleaster



Definition of Silverberry

1. n. A tree or shrub (Elæagnus argentea) with silvery foliage and fruit.

Definition of Silverberry

1. Noun. A genus of about 50-70 species of deciduous or evergreen shrubs or small trees with alternate leaves, primarily native to temperate and subtropical regions of Asia. ¹

2. Noun. The fruit of such a plant. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Silverberry

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Medical Definition of Silverberry

1. A tree or shrub (Elaeagnus argentea) with silvery foliage and fruit. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silverberry

silver wattle
silver wedding
silver wedding anniversary
silver whiting
silver willow
silverback
silverbacked
silverbacking
silverbacks
silverbeet
silverbeets
silverbell
silverbell tree
silverbells
silverberries
silverberry (current term)
silverbill
silverbills
silverboom
silverbush
silvered
silverer
silverers
silvereye
silvereyes
silverfin
silverfins
silverfish
silverfishes
silverier

Literary usage of Silverberry

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

1. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"The silverberry has alternate, oblong leaves, while buffalo-berries have opposite ... The silverberry, which is a most attractive and Beautiful shrub, ..."

2. Reports of the Survey (1899)
"The silverberry has alternate, oblong leaves, while buffalo-berries have opposite ... The silverberry, which is a most attractive and Beautiful shrub, ..."

3. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"Considerable more study will have to be made of the organisms in the roots of the alder and silverberry before we can definitely place the causal organisms. ..."

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