Definition of Snowberry

1. Noun. Deciduous shrub of western North America having spikes of pink flowers followed by round white berries.




Definition of Snowberry

1. n. A name of several shrubs with white berries; as, the Symphoricarpus racemosus of the Northern United States, and the Chiococca racemosa of Florida and tropical America.

Definition of Snowberry

1. Noun. A shrub bearing white berries, now especially of the genus ''Symphoricarpos''. ¹

2. Noun. The fruit of this shrub. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Snowberry

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Medical Definition of Snowberry

1. A name of several shrubs with white berries; as, the Symphoricarpus racemosus of the Northern United States, and the Chiococca racemosa of Florida and tropical America. (11 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Snowberry

snowballer
snowballers
snowballing
snowbank
snowbanks
snowbase
snowbases
snowbear
snowbears
snowbell
snowbells
snowbelt
snowbelts
snowberries
snowberry (current term)
snowbillies
snowbilly
snowbird
snowbirding
snowbirds
snowblade
snowblader
snowbladers
snowblading
snowblind
snowblindness
snowblink
snowblinks
snowblower

Literary usage of Snowberry

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1. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"Of the latter, the snowberry is an erect shrub one to four feet in height, while the low snowberry branches diffusely and averages from six to ten inches. ..."

2. The Flower Garden: Or, Breck's Book of Flowers ; in which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1859)
"Common snowberry. — This is a delicate, hardy, North American shrub, extensively known and much cultivated on account of its fine white berries, ..."

3. Design in Landscape Gardening by Ralph Rodney Root, Charles Fabens Kelley (1914)
"The burning bush and the snowberry (Fig. 35) illustrate the decorative type. We may also have a combination of the practical and the esthetic, ..."

4. Catalogue of Fruit and Ornamental Trees and Plants, Bulbous Flower Roots by William Prince (1822)
"... of delight- > ful fragrance and I black fruit, 50 cts. ) fin"' !j!.. 0 Indian currant, with) red fruit in autumn > and winter, 37 cts. ) 10 snowberry. ..."

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