feaberry

noun

fea·​ber·​ry
ˈfē-,
ˈfā-—see berry
dialectal, England

Word History

Etymology

fea- (perhaps alteration of Middle English theve- as in thevethorn bramble, from Old English thefanthorn) + berry; akin to Old High German depandorn bramble

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“Feaberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feaberry. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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