Definition of Crowberry family

1. Noun. Heathlike shrubs.

Exact synonyms: Empetraceae, Family Empetraceae
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Order Sapindales, Sapindales
Member holonyms: Empetrum, Genus Empetrum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crowberry Family

crow eater
crow eaters
crow garlic
crow pheasant
crow scarer
crow scarers
crow step
crowbait
crowbar
crowbar hotel
crowbarred
crowbarring
crowbars
crowberries
crowberry
crowberry family (current term)
crowd
crowd-pleaser
crowd-pleasers
crowd-poisoning
crowd-poisonings
crowd art
crowd catch
crowd control
crowd out
crowd surfer
crowd surfers
crowd surfing
crowd together
crowd up

Literary usage of Crowberry family

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"crowberry family. 1827. Low evergreen shrubs, with small narrow nearly sessile exstipulate leaves jointed to short pulvini, channeled on the lower side by ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"crowberry family. These are low, evergreen shrubs of heath-like aspect, with small axillary or clustered dioecious flowers succeeded by berry- like drupes. ..."

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