What is another word for boxberry?

Pronunciation: [bˈɒksbəɹi] (IPA)

Boxberry is a small, tart berry that grows on a shrub known as the creeping snowberry. This fruit has a variety of synonyms, including the checkerberry, teaberry, wintergreen berry, and mountain tea. The term "checkerberry" is derived from the fact that the fruit resembles the shape of the game piece in a game of checkers. "Teaberry" comes from the use of the leaves to brew tea, while "wintergreen berry" is associated with the cooling, minty flavor of the fruit. "Mountain tea" refers to the use of the leaves for making a refreshing, caffeine-free drink, similar to herbal tea. No matter which name you use, this versatile fruit is a delicious addition to a variety of dishes.

Synonyms for Boxberry:

What are the hypernyms for Boxberry?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Boxberry?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for boxberry (as nouns)

    • plant
      vine.

What are the holonyms for Boxberry?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Boxberry

boxberry, fever-bush, sweet fern, and horseradish make a good and healthy diet-drink.
"The American Frugal Housewife"
Lydia M. Child
O, I put in spruce, or boxberry, or sarsaparilla.
"Captain Horace"
Sophie May

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