Definition of farkleberry in English:


Syllabification: far·kle·ber·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈfärkəlˌberē

noun (plural farkleberries)

A shrub or small tree with thick leathery leaves and inedible black berries, native to the southeastern US.
  • Vaccinium arboreum, family Ericaceae
More example sentences
  • Common shrubs are farkleberry, lowbush blueberry, and maple-leaved viburnum.


mid 18th century: probably an alteration of whortleberry.

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