raspberry

A raspberry is a prickly shrub-like plant that grows small, sweet, red fruit also called raspberries.

Look closely at a raspberry and you'll see it's made up of many tiny connected globes. Raspberries are a popular flavor in jam, pie, syrup, and many other delicious products. While they're often red, you can also find black raspberries and even pale, golden-colored raspberries. If someone gives you a raspberry, it doesn't necessarily mean a tiny piece of fruit — they may be making a rude sound in your direction, also known as a raspberry.

Primary Meanings of raspberry

1.
n
woody brambles bearing usually red but sometimes black or yellow fruits that separate from the receptacle when ripe and are rounder and smaller than blackberries
2.
n
a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
Full Definitions of raspberry
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n woody brambles bearing usually red but sometimes black or yellow fruits that separate from the receptacle when ripe and are rounder and smaller than blackberries

Synonyms:
raspberry bush
Types:
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red raspberry
any of several raspberries bearing red fruit
Rubus occidentalis, black raspberry, blackcap, blackcap raspberry, thimbleberry
raspberry native to eastern North America having black thimble-shaped fruit
Rubus spectabilis, salmonberry
large erect red-flowered raspberry of western North America having large pinkish-orange berries
Rubus parviflorus, salmon berry, salmonberry, thimbleberry
white-flowered raspberry of western North America and northern Mexico with thimble-shaped orange berries
Rubus chamaemorus, bakeapple, baked-apple berry, cloudberry, dwarf mulberry, salmonberry
creeping raspberry of north temperate regions with yellow or orange berries
Rubus odoratus, flowering raspberry, purple-flowering raspberry, thimbleberry
shrubby raspberry of eastern North America having showy rose to purplish flowers and red or orange thimble-shaped fruit
Rubus phoenicolasius, wineberry
raspberry of China and Japan having pale pink flowers grown for ornament and for the small red acid fruits
European raspberry, Rubus idaeus, framboise, wild raspberry
the common European raspberry; fruit red or orange
American raspberry, Rubus idaeus strigosus, Rubus strigosus
red raspberry of North America
Type of:
bramble bush
any prickly shrub of the genus Rubus bearing edible aggregate fruits

n red or black edible aggregate berries usually smaller than the related blackberries

Type of:
berry
any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves
drupelet
a small part of an aggregate fruit that resembles a drupe
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n a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt

Synonyms:
Bronx cheer, bird, boo, hiss, hoot, razz, razzing, snort
Type of:
call, cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell
a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

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