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1. berry

noun. ['ˈbɛri'] any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves.

Synonyms

  • acerola
  • strawberry
  • surinam cherry
  • barbados cherry
  • persimmon
  • whortleberry
  • shadberry
  • European blueberry
  • mountain cranberry
  • checkerberry
  • cranberry
  • blackberry
  • edible fruit
  • juneberry
  • wintergreen
  • mulberry
  • saskatoon
  • cowberry
  • teaberry
  • raspberry
  • hackberry
  • lingonberry
  • loganberry
  • spiceberry
  • bilberry
  • West Indian cherry
  • huckleberry
  • currant
  • boxberry
  • serviceberry
  • lowbush cranberry
  • dewberry
  • sugarberry
  • boysenberry

Antonyms

  • push
  • spread
  • fearfulness
  • gutlessness

Etymology

  • bery (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • berye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • berige (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • beryen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • berȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Berry

  • francesmary
  • tagliaferri
  • palminteri
  • balistreri
  • montazeri
  • canzoneri
  • bollettieri
  • st_mary
  • pusateri
  • prosperi
  • palmieri
  • glengarry
  • contrary
  • camilleri
  • barillari
  • sunseri
  • spiteri
  • silveri
  • scuderi
  • ranieri
  • plumeri
  • palmeri
  • oliveri
  • mcsherry
  • mcquerry
  • mcnary
  • mcnairy
  • mccrary
  • mcclary
  • macsharry

How do you pronounce berry?

Pronounce berry as ˈbɛri.

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1. Noun, singular or mass
Acai berry and blueberry belong to the same dark-colored berry family.

2. ground-berry

noun. small prostrate or ascending shrub having scarlet flowers and succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in genus Styphelia.

Synonyms

  • Styphelia humifusum
  • shrub
  • Astroloma humifusum
  • groundberry
  • bush
  • genus Astroloma
  • native cranberry
  • Astroloma

3. ground-berry

noun. creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil.

Synonyms

  • Gaultheria procumbens
  • Gaultheria
  • boxberry
  • shrublet
  • wintergreen
  • genus Gaultheria
  • groundberry
  • oil of wintergreen
  • teaberry
  • spiceberry
  • creeping wintergreen
  • mountain tea
  • checkerberry

Antonyms

  • superior

4. poison-berry

noun. Eurasian herb naturalized in America having white flowers and poisonous hairy foliage and bearing black berries that are sometimes poisonous but sometimes edible.

Synonyms

  • common nightshade
  • garden huckleberry
  • wonderberry
  • poisonberry
  • sunberry
  • Solanum melanocerasum
  • Solanum burbankii
  • nightshade
  • black nightshade
  • Solanum nigrum

5. red-berry

noun. small spiny evergreen shrub of western United States and Mexico with minute flowers and bright red berries.

Synonyms

  • redberry
  • buckthorn

6. red-berry

noun. North American perennial herb with alternately compound leaves and racemes of small white flowers followed by bright red oval poisonous berries.

Synonyms

  • snakeberry
  • cohosh
  • baneberry
  • red baneberry
  • herb Christopher
  • redberry

7. dangle-berry

noun. huckleberry of the eastern United States with pink flowers and sweet blue fruit.

Synonyms

  • Gaylussacia frondosa
  • huckleberry

8. Berry

noun. United States rock singer (born in 1931).

Synonyms

  • Chuck Berry

9. berry

noun. ['ˈbɛri'] a small fruit having any of various structures, e.g., simple (grape or blueberry) or aggregate (blackberry or raspberry).

Synonyms

  • simple fruit
  • bacca
  • baneberry
  • fruit

Etymology

  • bery (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • berye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • berige (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • beryen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • berȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. berry

verb. ['ˈbɛri'] pick or gather berries.

Synonyms

  • blackberry
  • pick
  • cull

Etymology

  • bery (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • berye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • berige (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • beryen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • berȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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