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noun pl. spiceberries
- a Caribbean tree (Eugenia rhombea) of the myrtle family, having orange or black fruit
- this fruit
- any of several aromatic plants, esp. wintergreen (sense )
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- An eastern Asian shrub (Ardisia crenata) having numerous, coral-red fleshy fruit.