partridgeberry love


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

  • n. A creeping evergreen perennial plant (Mitchella repens) of eastern North America, having small white flowers and scarlet berries. Also called twinberry.

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  • n. A common name used of various plants including: squaw wine (Mitchella repens), teaberry (Gaultheria procumbens), and lingonberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea).
  • n. The berry of such a plant.

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  • n. creeping woody plant of eastern North America with shiny evergreen leaves and scarlet berries


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partridge +‎ berry.


  • The combination of white outer and red base makes me think of a partridgeberry flower/fruit mash-up.

    NHOS Orchid Show

  • Once at the table I loaded the pancakes with partridgeberry jam and butter and gobbled them.

    Secret of the Night Ponies

  • Everyone, except Mr. Blair, was sitting around the table drinking tea and eating biscuits with partridgeberry jam.

    Secret of the Night Ponies

  • I also love partridgeberries, so we had to have something with partridgeberry for dessert.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Sometimes it's partridgeberry pie or crisp; this time it was partridgeberry cheesecake.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • This morning it was only misting, so after partridgeberry pancakes in Woody Point, we went to The Tablelands for a guided walk.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • The jam is partridgeberry, which tastes similar to cranberry.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • REPUBLIC OF NEWFOUNDLAND - Heavenly pound cake filled with partridgeberry and bakeapple preserves and frosted with green, white and pink buttercream, NL style!

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • Her best sellers are her Republic of Newfoundland cupcakes, pound cake filled with Purity partridgeberry or bakeapple jam and frosted with green, white and pink icing.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • "On a go forward basic, quite frankly, I'll be working to get the partridgeberry muffin back on the menu at every Tim Horton's in the Federation."

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  • See also partridge-berry.

    September 2, 2010

  • "And yet as he struggled through the growth of sumac and partridgeberry, he knew even better that this place could swallow him without a second's hesitation."

    —Diana Gabaldon, The Fiery Cross (NY: Bantam Dell, 2001), 1040

    January 29, 2010