Bayberry meaning

bābĕrē
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Any of various shrubs of the genus Myrica, having aromatic foliage and small round fruits with a waxy covering.
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The fruit of these trees.
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A tropical American tree (Pimenta racemosa) of the myrtle family, that yields an aromatic oil used in making bay rum.
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Designating a family (Myricaceae) of aromatic, dicotyledonous trees and shrubs (order Myricales)
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A plant in the genus Myrica, a North American shrub with aromatic leather leaves and waxy berries.
  • A tropical American shrub with aromatic leaves that are used in the preparation of bay rum.
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Origin of bayberry

  • bay berry

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • bay +‎ berry

    From Wiktionary