Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
an evergreen bayberry (Myrica cerifera) native to E North America and having grayish-white berries coated with a wax used for candles
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
An evergreen shrub (Myrica cerifera) of the southeast United States, having usually serrate leaves and small berrylike fruit with a waxy coating.