Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See hackberry.

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  • n. hackberry

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as hackberry, 2.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small edible dark purple to black berry with large pits; southern United States
  • n. deciduous shade tree with small black berries; southern United States; yields soft yellowish wood

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Examples

  • Sandbars often are dominated by pure stands of black willow, while point bars are occupied by diverse forests of cottonwood, sugarberry, sycamore, green ash, and pecan.

    Ecoregions of the Mississippi Alluvial Plain (EPA)

  • Evidence from the limited remaining forests indicates that original vegetation was primarily species typical of higher bottomlands such as Nuttall oak, willow oak, swamp chestnut oak, sugarberry and green ash.

    Ecoregions of the Mississippi Alluvial Plain (EPA)

  • Before cultivation, this area was covered by bottom-land deciduous forest with an abundance of green and Carolina ash, elm, cottonwood, sugarberry, sweetgum, and water tupelo, as well as oak and bald cypress.

    Lower Mississippi Riverine Forest Province (Bailey)

  • Floodplain forests of bottomlands are dominated by sycamore, black walnut, Kentucky coffeetree, sugarberry, and honey locust.

    Ecoregions of Illinois (EPA)

  • Coarser soils have fewer oaks and more sugarberry, elm, ash, pecan, cottonwood, and sycamore than Ecoregion 73d.

    Ecoregions of Louisiana (EPA)

  • The few remaining forests are dominated by species typical of higher bottomlands such as Nuttall oak, willow oak, swamp chestnut oak, sugarberry, and green ash.

    Ecoregions of Arkansas (EPA)

  • Younger sandy soils have fewer oaks and more sugarberry, elm, ash, pecan, cottonwood, and sycamore than Ecoregion 73d.

    Ecoregions of Arkansas (EPA)

  • The canopy of trees closed over him, tall bottom-land hardwoods -- oaks, cypress, and sweetgum trees, an occasional elderberry and sugarberry tree.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • Tam arrived red cheeked and breathless at the village commons just in time to see Pel Baker pull his first batch of bubbling sugarberry pies out of a brick oven.

    Curse of the Shadowmage

  • Tonight was the annual Harvest Festival, and he didn't want to be late for the dancing, the merrymaking, and — most important — the sugarberry pies.

    Curse of the Shadowmage

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