Definition of Groundberry

1. Noun. Small prostrate or ascending shrub having scarlet flowers and succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in genus Styphelia.




2. Noun. Creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Groundberry

ground swell
ground swells
ground tackle
ground tissue
ground water
ground wave
ground zero
ground zeroes
groundable
groundage
groundages
groundation
groundations
groundball
groundberry (current term)
groundbreakers
groundbreaking
groundbreaking ceremony
groundbreakingly
groundbreakings
groundburst
groundbursts
groundcherries
groundcherry
groundcover
groundcovers
groundcrew
groundcrews

Literary usage of Groundberry

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1905)
"... 5 distinct sepals, and petals glandular at the base. REFERENCES: Grewia multiflora Juss. Ann. Mus. Par. 4: 89. t. 47. f. 1, 1804. groundberry. ..."

2. A Contribution to the Flora of Australia by William Woolls (1867)
"... or " groundberry," Styphelia or " five corner," and two or three species of Leucopogon afford any esculent fruits. The species of Styphelia are S. ..."

3. A Tramp to the Diggings: Being Notes of a Ramble in Australia and New by John Shaw (1852)
"... is another ridiculous and useless appellation, although the tree itself is very beautiful. The native gooseberry, or groundberry ..."

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