1. [ noun ] (botany) any of various trees of the genus Celtis having inconspicuous flowers and small berrylike fruits
Synonyms: nettle_tree
Related terms: tree European_hackberry sugargerry American_hackberry celtis_laevigata Celtis
2. [ noun ] (chemistry,botany,food) small edible dark purple to black berry with large pits; southern United States
Synonyms: sugarberry
Related terms: berry
Similar spelling:   hagberry