One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A shrub or small tree with thick leathery leaves and inedible black berries, native to the south-eastern US.
Vaccinium arboreum, family Ericaceae
- ‘Common shrubs are farkleberry, lowbush blueberry, and maple-leaved viburnum.’
Mid 18th century: probably an alteration of whortleberry.
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