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 for candleberry
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Candleberry tree \Can"dle*ber`ry tree\ (Bot.)
     A shrub (the Myrica cerifera, or wax-bearing myrtle),
     common in North America, the little nuts of which are covered
     with a greenish white wax, which was formerly, used for
     hardening candles; -- also called bayberry tree,
     bayberry, or candleberry.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  candleberry
      n 1: deciduous aromatic shrub of eastern North America with
           grey-green wax-coated berries [syn: bayberry,
           candleberry, swamp candleberry, waxberry, Myrica
           pensylvanica]

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