Definition of partridgeberry in English:
noun (plural partridgeberries)
1Either of two North American plants with edible red berries that are eaten by game birds.
- ● Mitchella repens, family Rubiaceae. ● The cowberry.
- The Canada Yew type was composed primarily of Canada yew, with Canada mayflower and partridgeberry making up an additional 33% of the importance.
- Seasonal patterns in the rates of photosynthesis were similar in shaded partridgeberry and eastern hemlock.
- Partridgeberry brightens the drab forest floor in fall and winter, its mats of evergreen leaves and scarlet fruits hugging the ground.
1.1The fruit of a partridgeberry plant.
Definition of partridgeberry in:
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