American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The American winter-green, Gaultheria procumbens, sometimes used to flavor tea and as a substitute for tea. Also mountain-tea and Canada tea.
- n. A berry which is the fruit of a small shrub native to northeastern North America, Gaultheria procumbens, also known as the Eastern teaberry, American wintergreen, boxberry, and checkerberry.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) The checkerberry.
- n. creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil
- n. spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil
- From the use of its leaves as a tea substitute. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“Gather grasses for drying, find leaves from the teaberry bush for Blynnal, lead cart horses with loads of paving stones.”
“Sam slowly chewed his teaberry gum and gave Bubby a tight, closed-mouth smile before saying, "You bet.”
“She stopped to pick a teaberry leaf to chew, stood a minute, then went on.”
“Uncle Bill was pounced on by the Princess Giacinta and whirled off into some kind of a dance, he did not know what; round flew the room and the nobility; round flew barrels of teaberry tooth-wash, beautiful princesses, big devils of”
“It's cheap -- this knowing a princess for a quart of red teaberry tooth-wash, for that's what this "wine" amounts to.”
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Different kinds of berries. In particular it's a list of those with -berry in the name, regardless of whether they are true berries or not. According to Schlockipedia, the botanical class of berrie...
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