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1berry

noun ber·ry \ˈber-ē, ˈbe-rē\

: a small fruit (such as a strawberry, blueberry, or raspberry) that has many small seeds

plural berries

Full Definition of BERRY

1
a :  a pulpy and usually edible fruit (as a strawberry, raspberry, or checkerberry) of small size irrespective of its structure
b :  a simple fruit (as a grape, blueberry, tomato, or cucumber) with a pulpy or fleshy pericarp
c :  the dry seed of some plants (as wheat)
2
:  an egg of a fish or lobster
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Origin of BERRY

Middle English berye, from Old English berie; akin to Old High German beri berry
First Known Use: before 12th century

2berry

verb
ber·riedber·ry·ing

Definition of BERRY

intransitive verb
1
:  to bear or produce berries <a berrying shrub>
2
:  to gather or seek berries

First Known Use of BERRY

circa 1780

Berry

geographical name Ber·ry \be-ˈrē\

Definition of BERRY

former province cen France Bourges
BERRYING Defined for Kids

berry

noun ber·ry \ˈber-ē\
plural berries

Definition of BERRY for Kids

1
:  a small juicy and usually edible fruit (as a strawberry)
2
:  a fruit (as a grape or tomato) in which the ripened ovary wall is fleshy
3
:  a dry seed (as of the coffee plant)

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