Associations to the word «Hackberry»

Wiktionary

HACKBERRY, noun. Any of several small shrubs or trees of the genus Celtis, of North America, having small fruit.
HACKBERRY, noun. Prunus padus, a cherry tree, of Eurasia.
HACKBERRY, noun. The purple-black fruit of such plants.
HACKBERRY, noun. (uncountable) The soft wood of such plants.

Dictionary definition

HACKBERRY, noun. Any of various trees of the genus Celtis having inconspicuous flowers and small berrylike fruits.
HACKBERRY, noun. Small edible dark purple to black berry with large pits; southern United States.

Wise words

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Alexander Pope