strawberry

A strawberry is both a low-growing, flowering plant and also the name of the fruit that it produces. Strawberries are soft, sweet, bright red berries. They're also delicious.

Strawberries have tiny edible seeds, which grow all over their surface. When ripe, strawberries smell wonderful and taste even better. You can make jam, pie, strawberry shortcake, and more with strawberries. The word can also describe the red color of the fruit, or a birthmark of a similar shade: "She has a strawberry birthmark on her arm."

Definitions of strawberry
  1. noun
    any of various low perennial herbs with many runners and bearing white flowers followed by edible fruits having many small achenes scattered on the surface of an enlarged red pulpy berry
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    Fragaria ananassa, cultivated strawberry, garden strawberry
    widely cultivated
    Fragaria vesca, wild strawberry, wood strawberry
    Europe
    Chilean strawberry, Fragaria chiloensis, beach strawberry
    wild strawberry of western United States and South America; source of many varieties of cultivated strawberries
    Fragaria virginiana, Virginia strawberry, scarlet strawberry
    North American wild strawberry with sweet scarlet fruit; a source of many cultivated strawberries
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    herb, herbaceous plant
    a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
  2. noun
    sweet fleshy red fruit
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    berry
    any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves
  3. noun
    a soft red birthmark
    synonyms: hemangioma simplex, strawberry mark
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    birthmark, nevus
    a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth
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