Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An evergreen shrub (Ardisia crenata) native to Asia, cultivated as an ornamental for its attractive foliage and clusters of bright red, long-lasting berrylike fruit.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The checkerberry or wintergreen, Gaultheria procumbens.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A compact flowering plant, Ardisia crenata, native to East Asia.
  • noun Its fruit, a glossy, bright red drupe.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil
  • noun shrub with coral-red berries; Japan to northern India

Etymologies

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spice +‎ berry

Examples

  • In the fall, it is red with the bright berries and dark box-shaped leaves of a species of creeping winter-green, that the Indians call spiceberry; the leaves are highly aromatic, and it is medicinal as well as agreeable to the taste and smell.

    Canadian Crusoes

  • The Makah generally season salmon with only salt and black pepper or spiceberry.

    One Big Table

  • The basket was of reeds soaked in spiceberry juice, the odor intended to drive insects from the herbs, dried fruits, and oils in the pots.

    Conan and The Gods of The Mountain

  • A stand of spiceberry hid Aybas, as it had hidden Wylla and her father two nights before.

    Conan the Relentless

  • Halfway across, he saw two figures half-hidden in a stand of spiceberry bush.

    Conan the Relentless

  • Some of the ketchups were red (cherry and spiceberry), one was made from tomatoes (yellow, from the greenmarket outside the restaurant's door) and two (oyster and anchovy) were brightly fishy.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Some of the ketchups were red (cherry and spiceberry), one was made from tomatoes (yellow, from the greenmarket outside the restaurant's door) and two (oyster and anchovy) were brightly fishy.

    NYT > Home Page

  • the top 2 (Anna Griffin) were from fabricworm(who really cannot be beaten on speed of mailing and service), the blue is a Kaffe dot, bought from just fabric, the awesome Michael Miller quarter dot (yes, the dot is the size of a quarter - it's quite beautiful) and the orange one (which is a windham basic brights) are from spiceberry cottage

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  • the top 2 (Anna Griffin) were from fabricworm(who really cannot be beaten on speed of mailing and service), the blue is a Kaffe dot, bought from just fabric, the awesome Michael Miller quarter dot (yes, the dot is the size of a quarter - it's quite beautiful) and the orange one (which is a windham basic brights) are from spiceberry cottage

    sunday stash

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