Definition of waxberry in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈwaksb(ə)ri/

noun (plural waxberries)

A shrub with berries that have a waxy coating, in particular a bayberry.
Example sentences
  • Yesterday, a group of us went up to the mountains to pick waxberries, which are a local delicacy.
  • It can also help relieve us from fatigue, summer heat, and rheumatism when it is made into waxberry wine.
  • Cherries, nectarines, peaches, waxberries and Chinese gooseberries are planted at the base.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: wax|berry

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.