Meaning of inkberry in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɪŋkbəri/


  • A low-growing North American holly with black berries and nearly spineless leaves.

    Ilex glabra, family Aquifoliaceae

    ‘Other species include trailing arbutus, bearberry, wintergreen, inkberry, sweet fern, flowering pixie moss, and cowwheat.’
    • ‘Some are evergreen, such as inkberry (I. glabra), and some are deciduous, such as winterberry (I. verticillata).’
    • ‘Minor building alterations brought forth mighty dagga plants; cannas migrated without provocation into any gap left by the lantana and inkberry.’