red mulberry


: a mulberry (Morus rubra) of North American forests with toothed leaves and soft durable wood
also : its edible usually purple fruit

Word History

First Known Use

1717, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of red mulberry was in 1717

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“Red mulberry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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