pokeberry

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

poke +‎ berry

NounEdit

pokeberry (plural pokeberries)

  1. Synonym of pokeweed (the plant Phytolacca americana or its dark red or purple fruit).
    • 2014, Lewis Carroll; Byron W. Sewell; Victoria J. Sewell, Alice's Adventures in an Appalachian Wonderland, Evertype, →ISBN, page 5:
      considerin in her mind ... iffen the pleasure o gatherin some pokeberries an drawin dark purple picthures on a flat rock wi em would be worth the trouble...