sand berry

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sand berry evergreen mat-forming shrub of North America and northern Eurasia having small white flowers and red berries; leaves turn red in autumn
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Usage

In literature:

It is a souvenir of Berry, written in a home-sick mood when George Sand was at Venice.
"George Sand, Some Aspects of Her Life and Writings" by Rene Doumic
When he came to a larger, bare, flat canyon bottom, where the rock had been washed clear of sand, he found no more cedar berries.
"Wildfire" by Zane Grey
She seated herself in the sand and placed a scarlet berry between lips that matched it.
"The Maid-At-Arms" by Robert W. Chambers
The pepper berries wrinkle in drying, and this makes it difficult to remove the sand which may have adhered to them.
"Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value" by Harry Snyder
The delicate health of her son forced Madame Sand to leave with him shortly for Berry, where he soon became convalescent.
"Famous Women: George Sand" by Bertha Thomas
My seed crop last fall was ten quarts of berries which are buried now in sand boxes.
"Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
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