Definition of berry noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈberi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈberi//
(pl. berries) (often in compounds) Fruit
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a small fruit that grows on a bush. There are several types of berry, some of which can be eaten. Birds feed on nuts and berries in the winter. blackberries/raspberries We picked a few of the berries. See related entries: Fruit Word OriginOld English berie, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch bes and German Beere.
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