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mulberry

noun mul·ber·ry \ˈməl-ˌber-ē, -b(ə-)rē\

: a type of tree that has purple berries that can be eaten

: a berry from a mulberry tree

Full Definition of MULBERRY

1
:  any of a genus (Morus of the family Moraceae, the mulberry family) of trees with an edible usually purple multiple fruit that is an aggregate of juicy one-seeded drupes; also :  the fruit
2
:  a dark purple or purplish black
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Origin of MULBERRY

Middle English murberie, mulberie, from Anglo-French mure, moure mulberry (from Latin morum, from Greek moron) + Middle English berie berry
First Known Use: 14th century
MULBERRY Defined for Kids

mulberry

noun mul·ber·ry \ˈməl-ˌber-ē\
plural mul·ber·ries

Definition of MULBERRY for Kids

:  a tree that has small edible usually purple fruit and leaves on which silkworms can be fed
Medical Dictionary

mulberry

noun mul·ber·ry \ˈməl-ˌber-ē, -b(ə-)rē\
plural mul·ber·ries

Medical Definition of MULBERRY

:  any of a genus (Morus of the family Moraceae, the mulberry family) of trees with an edible usually purple fruit that includes one (M. nigra) with a fruit whose juice is sometimes used for its medicinal properties; also :  the fruit
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