silverberry

silverberry
a) A genus of about 50-70 species of deciduous or evergreen shrubs or small trees with alternate leaves, primarily native to temperate and subtropical regions of Asia.
b) The fruit of such a plant.
Syn: Elaeagnus, oleaster

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  • Silverberry — Sil ver*ber ry, n. (Bot.) A tree or shrub ({El[ae]agnus argentea}) with silvery foliage and fruit. Gray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • silverberry — ☆ silverberry [sil′vərber΄ē ] n. pl. silverberries a shrub (Elaeagnus commutata) of the oleaster family, with silvery leaves and fruit, native to the N U.S. and to Canada …   English World dictionary

  • silverberry — amerikinis žilakrūmis statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Elaeagnus argentea angl. silverberry; silverberry elaeagnus; wolfberry vok. Ölweide; Silber Ölweide rus. лох серебристый lenk. oliwnik srebrzysty …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • silverberry elaeagnus — amerikinis žilakrūmis statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Elaeagnus argentea angl. silverberry; silverberry elaeagnus; wolfberry vok. Ölweide; Silber Ölweide rus. лох серебристый lenk. oliwnik srebrzysty …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • silverberry — noun Date: 1856 a North American shrub (Elaeagnus commutata) of the oleaster family with silvery deciduous foliage …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • silverberry — /sil veuhr ber ee/, n., pl. silverberries. a shrub, Elaeagnus commutata (or E. argentea), of north central North America, having silvery leaves and flowers and silvery, drupelike edible fruit. [1855 60; SILVER + BERRY] * * * …   Universalium

  • silverberry — sil·ver·berry …   English syllables

  • silverberry — sil•ver•ber•ry [[t]ˈsɪl vərˌbɛr i[/t]] n. pl. ries pln a North American shrub, Elaeagnus commutata (or E. argentea), of the oleaster family, with silvery leaves and silvery berries • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • silverberry — noun deciduous unarmed North American shrub with silvery leaves and fruits • Syn: ↑silver berry, ↑silverbush, ↑silver bush, ↑Elaeagnus commutata • Hypernyms: ↑oleaster …   Useful english dictionary

  • silverberry family — noun : elaeagnaceae …   Useful english dictionary

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