Definition of bloodberry in English:

bloodberry

noun

  • 1A berry of a blood-red colour.

  • 2A perennial shrub, Rivina humilis (family Phytolaccaceae), of the southern United States and tropical America, which bears pale pink flowers and blood-red berries.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in William Tooke (bap. 1744, d. 1820), writer and translator.