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- n. Plural form of buffalo-berry.
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Standing on the bank of that river, he saw great clusters of red, ripe buffalo-berries in the water.
It was made of dried buffalo-berries, stewed and made very sweet.
I noticed a large number of fruit-bearing shrubs and bushes, including cherry, service, goose, and buffalo-berries, (two kinds,) with currants.
Of the various kinds of wild fruits and berries are found cherries, plums, currants, gooseberries, service-berries, buffalo-berries, and some few grapes; among its vegetables and roots are the bread-root, pomme blanc, onions, and commote.
"It is the wrong time of year to talk about berries," said War Eagle, that night in the lodge, "but I shall tell you why your mothers whip the buffalo-berries from the bushes.
"It was the time when buffalo-berries are red and ripe.