Definition of silverberry in English:

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silverberry

Pronunciation: /ˈsɪlvəbɛri/
/ˈsɪlvəb(ə)ri/

noun (plural silverberries)

A North American shrub related to the oleaster, with red-brown stems and silvery leaves, flowers, and berries.
  • Elaeagnus commutata, family Elaeagnaceae.
Example sentences
  • If you are unfamiliar with the silverberry, you may walk right by it, wondering at the mysterious source of the delightful scent which bewitches your nostrils.
  • One such is the silverberry, Elaeagnus argentea, a shrub of northern N. America, especially the Hudson's Bay region, which bears edible fruits.
  • The silverberry seeds we used were picked in Yellowknife.

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