Definition of squashberry in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈskwäSHˌberē/ Pronunciation: /ˈskwôSH-/

noun (plural squashberries)

A North American viburnum which bears edible berries.
  • Viburnum edule, family Caprifoliaceae.
Example sentences
  • The squashberry and the highbush cranberry are often confused, and they are in fact very close relatives.
  • The last species, squashberry, is found in boreal forests of Canada, Alaska, and the far northern states.
  • Since we live in a very rural area, my daughter and I have been very busy these last few days picking as many squashberries and dogberries as possible.

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Syllabification: squash·ber·ry

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