checkerberry


checkerberry
checkerberry (бот) гаультерия лежачая, Gaulteria procumbens

English-Russian biology dictionary. 2015.

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  • Checkerberry — Check er*ber ry (ch[e^]k [ e]r*b[e^]r r[y^]), n.; pl. {Checkerberries}. (Bot.) A spicy plant and its bright red berry; the wintergreen ({Gaultheria procumbens}). Also incorrectly applied to the partridge berry ({Mitchella repens}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • checkerberry — ☆ checkerberry [chek′ərber΄ē ] n. pl. checkerberries 1. WINTERGREEN (sense 1a) 2. the edible, red, berrylike fruit of the wintergreen …   English World dictionary

  • checkerberry — Wintergreen Win ter*green , n. (Bot.) A plant which keeps its leaves green through the winter. [1913 Webster] Note: In England, the name wintergreen is applied to the species of {Pyrola} which in America are called {English wintergreen}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • checkerberry — noun (plural checkerberries) 1》 a creeping evergreen North American shrub with spiny scented leaves and waxy white flowers. [Gaultheria procumbens.] 2》 the edible red fruit of the checkerberry plant. Origin C18: from checkers or chequers berries… …   English new terms dictionary

  • checkerberry — šliaužiančioji bruknuolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erikinių šeimos prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Gaultheria procumbens), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Gaultheria… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • checkerberry — noun Etymology: checker wild service tree + berry Date: 1776 1. the spicy red berrylike fruit of a North American wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) 2. a plant producing checkerberries …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • checkerberry — /chek euhr ber ee/, n., pl. checkerberries. 1. the red fruit of the American wintergreen, Gaultheria procumbens. 2. the plant itself. 3. any of several other plants bearing similar fruit, or the fruit itself. [1770 80, Amer.; perh. so named from… …   Universalium

  • checkerberry — noun An alternative name for the teaberry. See Also: boxberry …   Wiktionary

  • checkerberry — n. American wintergreen, small trailing evergreen plant (native to North America); fruit of this plant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • checkerberry — n. Partridge berry, squaw vine, winter clover (Mitchella repens) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • checkerberry — check•er•ber•ry [[t]ˈtʃɛk ərˌbɛr i[/t]] n. pl. ries 1) pln the red fruit of the American wintergreen Gaultheria procumbens[/ex] 2) pln the plant itself • Etymology: 1770–80, amer …   From formal English to slang

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