from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A creeping evergreen perennial plant (Mitchella repens) of eastern North America, having small white flowers and scarlet berries. Also called twinberry.
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- n. A common name used of various plants including: squaw wine (Mitchella repens), teaberry (Gaultheria procumbens), and lingonberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea).
- n. The berry of such a plant.
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- n. creeping woody plant of eastern North America with shiny evergreen leaves and scarlet berries
partridge + berry. (Wiktionary)