berry

Definitions of berry
  1. noun
    a small fruit having any of various structures, e.g., simple (grape or blueberry) or aggregate (blackberry or raspberry)
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    cranberry
    very tart red berry used for sauce or juice
    baneberry
    a poisonous berry of a plant of the genus Actaea
    bacca, simple fruit
    an indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp: e.g. grape; tomato; cranberry
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    fruit
    the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
  2. noun
    any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves
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    European blueberry, bilberry, whortleberry
    blue-black berries similar to American blueberries
    huckleberry
    blue-black berry similar to blueberries and bilberries of the eastern United States
    blueberry
    sweet edible dark-blue berries of either low-growing or high-growing blueberry plants
    boxberry, checkerberry, spiceberry, teaberry, wintergreen
    spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil
    cranberry
    very tart red berry used for sauce or juice
    cowberry, lingonberry, lowbush cranberry, mountain cranberry
    tart red berries similar to American cranberries but smaller
    currant
    any of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams
    blackberry
    large sweet black or very dark purple edible aggregate fruit of any of various bushes of the genus Rubus
    boysenberry
    large raspberry-flavored fruit; cross between blackberries and raspberries
    dewberry
    blackberry-like fruits of any of several trailing blackberry bushes
    loganberry
    large red variety of the dewberry
    raspberry
    red or black edible aggregate berries usually smaller than the related blackberries
    juneberry, saskatoon, serviceberry, shadberry
    edible purple or red berries
    strawberry
    sweet fleshy red fruit
    hackberry, sugarberry
    small edible dark purple to black berry with large pits; southern United States
    persimmon
    orange fruit resembling a plum; edible when fully ripe
    West Indian cherry, acerola, barbados cherry, surinam cherry
    acid red or yellow cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub very rich in vitamin C
    mulberry
    sweet usually dark purple blackberry-like fruit of any of several mulberry trees of the genus Morus
    gooseberry
    currant-like berry used primarily in jams and jellies
    black currant
    small black berries used in jams and jellies
    red currant
    small red berries used primarily in jams and jellies
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    edible fruit
    edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
  3. verb
    pick or gather berries
    “We went berrying in the summer”
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    blackberry
    pick or gather blackberries
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    cull, pick, pluck
    look for and gather
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