Gallberry definition

gôlbĕrē
Either of two eastern North American hollies, inkberry or Ilex coriacea, having leathery leaves, small white flowers, and black berries.
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Origin of gallberry

  • From gall (from the use of the berries to make a black dye similar to that from oak galls)

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