berry /ˈbɛri/


I. noun

1. a small roundish juicy fruit without a stone

juniper berries.
[Botany] any fruit that has its seeds enclosed in a fleshy pulp, for example a banana or tomato.
3. any of various kernels or seeds, such as the coffee bean.
4. a fish egg or roe of a lobster or similar creature.
II. verb [no obj.] (usu. as noun berrying)

1. gather berries.
III. derivatives

berried /ˈbɛrid /

[often in combination]

red-berried elder trees
– origin Old English berie, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch bes and German Beere.

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