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

     

    mulberry

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈmʌlbəri//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʌlberi//
     
    (pl. mulberries)
     
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  1. 1 (also mulberry tree) [countable] a tree with broad dark green leaves and berries that can be eaten. Silkworms (that make silk) eat the leaves of the white mulberry.
  2. 2 [countable] the small purple or white berry of the mulberry tree
  3. 3 [uncountable] a deep reddish-purple colour
  4. Word Origin Old English mōrberie, from Latin morum + berry; related to Dutch moerbezie and German Maulbeere.
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