Bay"ber*ry (?), n. Bot. (a)

The fruit of the bay tree or Laurus nobilis.

(b)

A tree of the West Indies related to the myrtle (Pimenta acris).

(c)

The fruit of Myrica cerifera (wax myrtle); the shrub itself; -- called also candleberry tree.

Bayberry tallow, a fragrant green wax obtained from the bayberry or wax myrtle; -- called also myrtle wax.

 

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