from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See genip.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The fruit of either of two trees having sweetish berries: (a) An Old World hackberry (Celtis australis). (b) In the West Indies, the genip (Melicocca bijuga).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The berry of Celtis australis.
- n. The berry of Melicocca bijuga.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. tropical American tree bearing a small edible fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp
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Curves of nectarine honeyberry lemonsuckle rosewater.
Just after the the Amazing Belgrani made himself disappear in a puff of purple smoke, and while the stage was being set for the supposedly spectacular high-wire fire-eating act of the Seventh Tier Acrobats 'Association, Alania Beruthi polished off the last bite of honeyberry sorbet, signalled to the red-liveried servants to bring the main course, looked up at the holographic stars, and wished she were somewhere else -- anywhere else, anywhere except sitting at a glowing crystal table in the Great Hall of Quarters Beruthi, celebrating her fifteenth birthday.
I am working on creating an extremely varied hedgerow across my front yard that I am going to incorporate it into (2 kinds of elder, 2 saskatoon berry-bushes, honeyberry-something like blueberies but cylindricalish, a round honeyflower bush for hummingbirds, and pussy willow so far).
Just listing some berries will give a rough idea of how many indigenous fruits we’ve never tasted: crackleberry, whimberry, bababerry, bearberry, salmonberry, raccoon berry, rockberry, honeyberry, nannyberry, white snowberry and berryberry.