bunchberry

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bunchberry creeping perennial herb distinguished by red berries and clustered leaf whorls at the tips of shoots; Greenland to Alaska
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bunchberry (Bot) The dwarf cornel (Cornus Canadensis), which bears a dense cluster of bright red, edible berries.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bunchberry A common name of the dwarf cornel, Cornus Canadensis, on account of its dense clusters of bright-red berries.
    • n bunchberry The fruit of the Rubus saxatilis.
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Usage

In literature:

Do not mistake the bunchberry for the wintergreen.
"On the Trail" by Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard
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In news:

Bunchberry (bottom photo), chameleon, ferns (top photo), mosses, sweet woodruff, wild ginger.
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