American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An eastern Asian shrub (Ardisia crenata) having numerous, coral-red fleshy fruit.
- n. Coralberry.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The checkerberry or wintergreen, Gaultheria procumbens.
- n. A compact flowering plant, Ardisia crenata, native to East Asia.
- n. Its fruit, a glossy, bright red drupe.
- n. spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil
- n. shrub with coral-red berries; Japan to northern India
- spice + berry (Wiktionary)
“In the fall, it is red with the bright berries and dark box-shaped leaves of a species of creeping winter-green, that the Indians call spiceberry; the leaves are highly aromatic, and it is medicinal as well as agreeable to the taste and smell.”
“The Makah generally season salmon with only salt and black pepper or spiceberry.”
“The basket was of reeds soaked in spiceberry juice, the odor intended to drive insects from the herbs, dried fruits, and oils in the pots.”
“A stand of spiceberry hid Aybas, as it had hidden Wylla and her father two nights before.”
“Halfway across, he saw two figures half-hidden in a stand of spiceberry bush.”
“Some of the ketchups were red (cherry and spiceberry), one was made from tomatoes (yellow, from the greenmarket outside the restaurant's door) and two (oyster and anchovy) were brightly fishy.”
“the top 2 (Anna Griffin) were from fabricworm(who really cannot be beaten on speed of mailing and service), the blue is a Kaffe dot, bought from just fabric, the awesome Michael Miller quarter dot (yes, the dot is the size of a quarter - it's quite beautiful) and the orange one (which is a windham basic brights) are from spiceberry cottage”
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