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milkberry

[cf. OED milk a milk-like juice or sap secreted by certain plants + berry] n. a shrub, Bumelia sp., with small black fruit: 1920 Milkberry . . . Bumelia loranthifolia (Britton 323), 1977 Milkberry. . . Bumelia americana (Patterson 35). cf. SAFFRON, WILD SAFFRON (Gen.)

Tags: noun, plant, shrub

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Last update: 2010-11-12 21:49
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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