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  • n. Any of the genus Callicarpa of shrubs and small trees, the beautyberries.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A considerable genus of widely distributed verbenaceous shrubs. The best-known species is C. Americana, of the United States, called French mulberry, cultivated for ornament on account of its abundant violet-colored berries.

Etymologies

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From the genus name.

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