from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The plant Rubus phoenicolasius, also called Japanese wineberry.
- n. Its edible fruit, resembling a raspberry.
- n. The tree Aristotelia serrata, endemic to New Zealand, with broad rose-coloured leaves.
- n. Its edible fruit, a small black berry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The red currant.
- n. The bilberry.
- n. A peculiar New Zealand shrub (Coriaria ruscifolia), in which the petals ripen and afford an abundant purple juice from which a kind of wine is made. The plant also grows in Chili.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Australia, a small tree of the saxifrage family, Polyosma Cunninghamii, bearing small, ovoid, one-seeded fruits.
- n. The grape.
- n. The red or black currant, or the gooseberry.
- n. A Japanese species of raspberry recently introduced into the United States.
- n. The whortleberry. See winberry.
- n. Same as toot-plant.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. raspberry of China and Japan having pale pink flowers grown for ornament and for the small red acid fruits
- n. graceful deciduous shrub or small tree having attractive foliage and small red berries that turn black at maturity and are used for making wine
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I see strawberry lemonade smoothies by the kiddie pool, bacon and lettuce sandwiches on homemade rye bread, and wineberry crisp made from our backyard berries.
Last time I tried that, I ended up with little wineberry-flavored jar-shaped rocks.
We stopped once to watch a big fat rockchuck grubbing around a bunch of wineberry bushes.
Rata and kamahi are also dominant on the steep, slip-prone mountain sides along with a variety of common small trees and shrubs like wineberry (Aristotelia serrata) and mahoe (Melicytus ramifloris).
Machiavelli, Jr. I was beginning to wish that the pseudonymous Machiavelli, Jr. had never been born, or, at least, had stayed on Theta Virgo IV and been a wineberry planter as his father had wanted him to be.
About the only thing Ray likes more than Indians are Sophie, Panda and High Pockets -- his three Jack Russells, or his '65 Ford Ranchero (yellow with red pearl and candy-apple wineberry trim) or his barbershop full of western antiques.