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wolfberry

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Pronunciation: /ˈwʊlfbəri
 
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Definition of wolfberry in English:

noun (plural wolfberries)

1Any of various shrubs of the genus Lycium, in particular the goji berry.
Example sentences
  • The wolfberry bush grows in the northwest part of China and the fruit has been credited with properties of improving visual acuity and general health.
  • Shrubby patches of wild plum, wolfberry, and narrow-leaved meadowsweet provide nesting and perching sites for open-country birds such as horned larks, loggerhead shrikes, and upland sandpipers.
  • These individuals should take ejiang, jujube, small red bean, the fruit of the wolfberry (gouqi) and angelica (danggui).
2The fruit of the wolfberry.
Example sentences
  • Its content consists of 50 % of green tea extract, 30 % of spine date and 20 % of Chinese wolfberry.
  • We used modern biological extraction technology to obtain extracts of reishi, ginseng, wolfberry, peony, and licorice.
  • Also known as wolfberry, the goji berry grows in Tibet, China, and Mongolia and is revered in Traditional Chinese Medicine as an anti-aging herb.

Words that rhyme with wolfberry

beriberi, berry, BlackBerry, bury, Ceri, cherry, Derry, ferry, Gerry, jerry, Kerry, merry, perry, Pondicherry, sherry, terry, very, wherry

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