Definitions starting with C

ID #3859


(Gen.); cankyberry (San Sal., Mayag.); crankleberry (Ragged) [OED cankerberry 1756 only; W3, DJE also Solanum bahamense] n. a plant, Solanum bahamense, with red berries used to treat thrush of the mouth and cankers or viral sores: Goat don't eat crankleberry bush and they can't eat rock! (Ragged).

Tags: bush medicine, noun, plant

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Last update: 2011-10-31 04:00
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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