Definition of inkberry in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɪŋkbəri/

noun (plural inkberries)

A low-growing North American holly with black berries and nearly spineless leaves.
  • Ilex glabra, family Aquifoliaceae
Example sentences
  • Other species include trailing arbutus, bearberry, wintergreen, inkberry, sweet fern, flowering pixie moss, and cowwheat.
  • Some are evergreen, such as inkberry (I. glabra), and some are deciduous, such as winterberry (I. verticillata).
  • Minor building alterations brought forth mighty dagga plants; cannas migrated without provocation into any gap left by the lantana and inkberry.
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