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Meaning of bayberry

bay•ber•ry

Pronunciation: (bā'ber"ē, -bu-rē), [key]
— pl. -ries.
  1. any of several often aromatic trees or shrubs of the genus Myrica, as M. pensylvanica, of northeastern North America, and M. californica, of the western U.S. Cf. wax myrtle.
  2. the berry of such a plant.
  3. bay (def. 2).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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