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- n. Gaultheria procumbens, the Eastern teaberry or checkerberry, or its fruit.
- n. Vaccinium stamineum, the squaw huckleberry, or its fruit.
- n. Maianthemum dilatatum, the snakeberry, or its fruit.
- n. Mitchella repens, the partridgeberry, or its fruit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A shrub of the blueberry group (Vaccinium stamineum); also, its bitter, greenish white berry; -- called also squaw huckleberry.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The aromatic wintergreen of America, Gaultheria procumbens.
- n. The squaw-huckleberry, Vaccinium stamineum.
- n. The partridge-berry, Mitchella repens.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small branching blueberry common in marshy areas of the eastern United States having greenish or yellowish unpalatable berries reputedly eaten by deer
In the underbrush, where the deerberry showed hectic blotches, a squirrel worked busily, completing its winter store, while in the slanting sun rays a tawny butterfly, like a wind-blown, loosened tiger lily, danced its last mad dance with death.
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