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strawberry

noun, straw·ber·ry often attributive \ˈstr-ˌber-ē, -b(ə-)rē\

: a soft, juicy red fruit that grows on a low plant with white flowers

Full Definition of STRAWBERRY

1
:  the juicy edible usually red fruit of any of several low-growing temperate herbs (genus Fragaria) of the rose family that is technically an enlarged pulpy receptacle bearing numerous achenes on its surface
2
:  a plant whose fruits are strawberries; especially :  a hybrid (Fragaria ananassa) that is the source of most cultivated strawberries

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Origin of STRAWBERRY

Middle English, from Old English strēawberige, from strēaw straw + berige berry; perhaps from the appearance of the achenes on the surface
First Known Use: before 12th century

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