Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of bunchberry.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The "bunchberries" must just be ripening on the high ground -- nestling scarlet and white amid their glossy leaves.

    The Case of Richard Meynell

  • He talked at random of brooks that start nowhere and go nowhere, save over white stones and past watercress; of thin ribbed ferns and of scarlet bunchberries.

    The Seventh Noon

  • The signs of death and decay, indeed, appear everywhere in fallen trunks, dead branches, and decayed masses of wood, but moss and lichens, twinflowers and bunchberries so quickly mantle the prostrate trees that they do not seem like tokens of weakness.

    The Red Man's Continent: a chronicle of aboriginal America

  • It, too, grows low on the ground, but the bunchberries are in close clusters at the top of the small plant where the leaves radiate.

    On the Trail An Outdoor Book for Girls

  • Close beneath her eyes was an exquisite tuft of pink bell-heather intergrown with bunchberries.

    The Case of Richard Meynell

  • I took a dip in the river as I came along and made my toilet in a place where Milton's Sabrina might have lived, he said, shaking back his damp hair and settling the knot of scarlet bunchberries stuck in his buttonhole.

    Rose in Bloom

  • I took a dip in the river as I came along and made my toilet in a place where Milton's Sabrina might have lived, "he said, shaking back his damp hair and settling the knot of scarlet bunchberries stuck in his buttonhole.

    Rose In Bloom

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  • Do you believe it? Talk about bursting one's bubble.... *mock grumbling*

    May 7, 2008

  • Lol about the colour, especially this droll observation on Wikiwhatsit: "All are flavored the same, regardless of color." Well that's processed food for you! Thankberries rt!

    May 7, 2008

  • Here you go, bilby. The Crunch Berries version of the cereal first included all red "berries"; now, for some strange reason, they have to be multicolored. Give me Peanut Butter Crunch any day. :-)

    May 7, 2008

  • One of those times when I realise I live in a different world (I come from the planet Vega, after all). What's a Crunch Berry?

    May 7, 2008

  • Yes! Sort of like separating the black jellybeans from all the other flavors.

    May 7, 2008

  • I love Crunch Berries too! I never could understand why they don't make a box of "Just Crunch Berries." Is it because we don't deserve it? Can we petition the Captain?

    May 7, 2008

  • Predictably, see bunchberry.

    May 6, 2008

  • If they aren't, they certainly should be.

    May 6, 2008

  • Are these the inspiration for Crunch Berries? I love Crunch Berries.

    May 6, 2008

  • usage note on harebell

    May 6, 2008