Definition of Red-berry

1. Noun. Small spiny evergreen shrub of western United States and Mexico with minute flowers and bright red berries.

Exact synonyms: Redberry, Rhamnus Croceus
Generic synonyms: Buckthorn

2. Noun. North American perennial herb with alternately compound leaves and racemes of small white flowers followed by bright red oval poisonous berries.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Red-berry

red, white and blue
red-backed hawk
red-backed lemming
red-backed mouse
red-backed sandpiper
red-backed shrike
red-banded sand wasp
red-banded sand wasps
red-bellied snake
red-bellied terrapin
red-bellied turtle
red-berried elder
red-berry (current term)
red-black tree
red-breasted merganser
red-breasted nuthatch
red-breasted sapsucker
red-breasted snipe
red-crested pochard

Literary usage of Red-berry

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

1. How to Know the Wild Flowers: A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of by Frances Theodora Parsons, Marion Satterlee (1900)
"Bright red ; berry-like. The white pyramids of this elder are found in the rocky ... Bright red; berry-like. When one's eye first falls upon the pretty ..."

2. The Flora of the Alps by Alfred William Bennett (1897)
"V. Myrtillus, L., Whortleberry, Bilberry; stem erect, somewhat winged, leaves deciduous, flowers solitary, pale- green tinged with red, berry blue-black ..."

3. Popular Studies of California Wild Flowers by Bertha Marguerite Rice, Roland Rice (1920)
"20, 1919, stated: There is considerable local feeling in connection with the way red berry trees have been stripped this year by Bay City automobile parties ..."

4. Annual Report of the State Horticultural Society of Missouri by Missouri State Horticultural Society (1902)
"It is a red berry and has the characteristics of a black raspberry. I wonder if any one has tried them? If so, did it prove hardy? Judge Miller. ..."

5. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1900)
"Canes weak and lacks vigor ; color red ; berry small and soft ; yield, ... Canes rather small and weak ; growth, 36 inches ; color red ; berry small and ..."

6. Our Northern Shrubs and how to Identify Them: A Handbook for the Nature-lover by Harriet Louise Keeler (1903)
"In midsummer one may find, scattered and solitary, sometimes at the end of a branch and sometimes at the side, a beautiful translucent red berry, ..."

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