Missouri gooseberry

noun

Definition of Missouri gooseberry

1 : a slender spiny shrub (Ribes missouriense) of the central U.S. that has greenish white flowers
2 : the large edible brown or purplish berry of the Missouri gooseberry

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“Missouri gooseberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Missouri%20gooseberry. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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