coralberry

a) A species of bromeliad, (Aechmea fulgens) which originates from Brazil, and which is often used as an ornamental plant.
b) An alternative name for the American winterberry (Ilex erticillata).
Syn: black alder, black alder winterberry, brook alder, deciduous holly, deciduous winterberry, false alder, fever bush, inkberry, Michigan holly, possumhaw, striped alder, swamp holly, Virginian winterberry, white alder, winterberry, winterberry holly

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  • coralberry — n. 1. a North American deciduous shrub ({Symphoricarpos orbiculatus}) cultivated for its abundant clusters of coral red berrylike fruits. Syn: Indian currant, {Symphoricarpos orbiculatus}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. shrub ({Ardisia crenata}) with coral red …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coralberry — may refer to: Aechmea fulgens Ardisia crenata Ilex verticillata Symphoricarpos orbiculatus This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • coralberry — ☆ coralberry [kôr′əlber΄ē, kär′əlber΄ē ] n. pl. coralberries a small North American shrub (Symphoricarpos orbiculatus) of the honeysuckle family, with variously colored flowers and pink or purple berries …   English World dictionary

  • coralberry — žvilgioji echmėja statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bromelijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Aechmea fulgens), paplitęs Brazilijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Aechmea fulgens angl. coralberry šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos komisijos 2013 m.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • coralberry — rinčiuotasis mieguvis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miegūninių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Ardisia crenata), paplitęs rytų ir pietryčių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Ardisia crenata angl. coralberry; hen s eyes; spiceberry vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • coralberry — apskritalapė meškytė statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Symphoricarpos orbiculatus angl. coralberry; Indian currant vok. Korallenbeere; rote Schneebeere rus. снежноягодник обыкновенный; снежноягодник округлый lenk. śnieguliczka koralowa …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • coralberry — noun Date: circa 1859 a North American dwarf shrub (Symphoricarpos orbiculatus) that bears clusters of small flowers succeeded by red or white berries …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • coralberry — /kawr euhl ber ee, kor /, n., pl. coralberries. See Indian currant. [1855 60, Amer.; CORAL + BERRY] * * * …   Universalium

  • coralberry — cor•al•ber•ry [[t]ˈkɔr əlˌbɛr i, ˈkɒr [/t]] n. pl. ries pln a North American shrub, Symphoricarpos orbiculatus, of the honeysuckle family, having hairy leaves, inconspicuous white flowers, and reddish purple fruit • Etymology: 1855–60, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • coralberry — noun 1. North American deciduous shrub cultivated for it abundant clusters of coral red berrylike fruits • Syn: ↑Indian currant, ↑Symphoricarpos orbiculatus • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Symphoricarpos, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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