HyperDic: berry

English > 4 senses of the word berry / Berry:
NOUNfoodberryany of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits
plantberrya small fruit having any of various structures, e.g., simple (grape or blueberry) or aggregate (blackberry or raspberry)
person Berry, Chuck Berry, Charles Edward BerryUnited States rock singer (born in 1931)
VERBcontactberrypick or gather berries
berry / Berry > pronunciation
Soundsbeh'riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > berry: 4 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningAny of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves.
Part ofberryA small fruit having any of various structures, e.g., simple (grape or blueberry) or aggregate (blackberry or raspberry)
Narroweracerola, barbados cherry, surinam cherry, West Indian cherryacid red or yellow cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub very rich in vitamin C
bilberry, whortleberry, European blueberryblue-black berries similar to American blueberries
blackberrylarge sweet black or very dark purple edible aggregate fruit of any of various bushes of the genus Rubus
blueberrySweet edible dark-blue berries of either low-growing or high-growing blueberry plants
boysenberrylarge raspberry-flavored fruit
cranberryVery tart red berry used for sauce or juice
currantAny of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams
dewberryBlackberry-like fruits of any of several trailing blackberry bushes
huckleberryblue-black berry similar to blueberries and bilberries of the eastern United States
lingonberry, mountain cranberry, cowberry, lowbush cranberrytart red berries similar to American cranberries but smaller
loganberrylarge red variety of the dewberry
mulberrySweet usually dark purple blackberry-like fruit of any of several mulberry trees of the genus Morus
persimmonorange fruit resembling a plum
raspberryRed or black edible aggregate berries usually smaller than the related blackberries
saskatoon, serviceberry, shadberry, juneberryedible purple or red berries
strawberrySweet fleshy red fruit
sugarberry, hackberrysmall edible dark purple to black berry with large pits
wintergreen, boxberry, checkerberry, teaberry, spiceberryspicy red berrylike fruit
Broaderedible fruitedible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
Spanishbaya
Catalanbaia
Verbsberrypick or gather berries
English > berry: 4 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningA small fruit having any of various structures, e.g., simple (grape or blueberry) or aggregate (blackberry or raspberry).
PartsberryAny of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits
NarrowerbaneberryA poisonous berry of a plant of the genus Actaea
cranberryVery tart red berry used for sauce or juice
simple fruit, baccaAn indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp
BroaderfruitThe ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
Spanishbaya
Catalanbaia
Verbsberrypick or gather berries
English > Berry: 4 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningUnited States rock singer (born in 1931).
SynonymsChuck Berry, Charles Edward Berry
Instance ofrock starA famous singer of rock music
SpanishBerry, Chuck Berry
CatalanBerry, Chuck Berry
English > berry: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningpick or gather berries.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelIn the summer they like to go out and berry
Example"We went berrying in the summer"
Narrowerblackberrypick or gather blackberries
Broaderpick, pluck, culllook for and gather
Nounsberryany of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits
berrya small fruit having any of various structures, e.g., simple (grape or blueberry) or aggregate (blackberry or raspberry)

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