Definitions

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

  • n. A deciduous shrub (Symphoricarpos occidentalis) of western North America, having white berries and pinkish bell-shaped flowers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of flowering species of the genus Lycium.
  • n. The berry of this plant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An American shrub (Symphoricarpus occidentalis) which bears soft white berries.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A shrub, Symphoricarpos occidentalis, of northern North America, in the United States ranging from Michigan and Illinois to the Rocky Mountains.

Etymologies

wolf +‎ berry (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Goji berry, also known as wolfberry, is primarily grown in China and has long been a part of traditional Chinese medicine.

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  • In traditional Chinese medicine, the superfruit berry lycium barbarum, also known as wolfberry, has long been recognized for various therapeutic properties based on its antioxidant and immune-boosting effects, reports The Daily Express.

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  • Ms Soper said the goji berry, also known as the wolfberry, was one of the most nutritionally dense foods in the world.

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  • I love the solanaceae family, not only because the members of its clan have the coolest names in the botanical world (datura and deadly nightshade - the belladonna genus is the deadliest of the bunch with high levels of alkaloids) but because the plants that are edible produce either fruit (like capsicums, aubergines and tomatoes) or berries (such as wolfberry) - and you know of my looooooooovvvve for aubergines.

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  • Herbal Oatmealin flavors such as wolfberry and tremella, a fungus considered in China to have therapeutic properties.

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  • Traces of substances that the database is saying are ginseng and wolfberry.

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  • Then his eyes settled on one bit of evidence in particular: Chinese herbs, ginseng and wolfberry.

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  • Among the ingredients the multinationals are using: wolfberry plants, chrysanthemum teas and tremella, a fungus commonly thought in China to help improve the skin, strengthen bones and control weight.

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  • The yogurt and Nestl é ' s wolfberry cereal drink, for improving immunity in the elderly, are not yet available in Chinese markets.

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  • In October, it launched Quaker Herbal Oatmeal with such flavors as wolfberry and tremella.

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