Cassioberry

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cassioberry The fruit of the Viburnum obovatum, a shrub which grows from Virginia to Florida.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cassioberry A shrub, Viburnum obovatum, of the southeastern United States, with shining evergreen leaves and black, edible drupes. The yapon, Ilex vomitoria, which somewhat resembles it, is called cassio-berry bush in South Carolina, and that name has been applied to the smooth winterberry, Ilex lævigata.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. cassine, from the language of the Florida Indians