1. [ noun ] (botany) small spiny evergreen shrub of western United States and Mexico with minute flowers and bright red berries
Synonyms: red-berry Rhamnus_croceus
Related terms: buckthorn
2. [ noun ] (botany) North American perennial herb with alternately compound leaves and racemes of small white flowers followed by bright red oval poisonous berries
Synonyms: snakeberry Actaea_rubra red-berry red_baneberry
Related terms: baneberry
Similar spelling:   red-berry