WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
chi•na•ber•ry (chī′nə ber′ē),USA pronunciation n., pl. -ries.
- Plant Biologya tree, Melia azedarach, of the mahogany family, native to Asia but widely planted elsewhere for its ornamental yellow fruits and long clusters of fragrant purplish flowers. Also called chi′naberry tree′, China tree.
- China + berry 1885–90, American.
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