mulberry tree


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Noun1.mulberry tree - any of several trees of the genus Morus having edible fruit that resembles the blackberrymulberry tree - any of several trees of the genus Morus having edible fruit that resembles the blackberry
mulberry - sweet usually dark purple blackberry-like fruit of any of several mulberry trees of the genus Morus
genus Morus, Morus - type genus of the Moraceae: mulberries
Morus alba, white mulberry - Asiatic mulberry with white to pale red fruit; leaves used to feed silkworms
black mulberry, Morus nigra - European mulberry having dark foliage and fruit
Morus rubra, red mulberry - North American mulberry having dark purple edible fruit
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
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Delaford is a nice place, I can tell you; exactly what I call a nice old fashioned place, full of comforts and conveniences; quite shut in with great garden walls that are covered with the best fruit-trees in the country; and such a mulberry tree in one corner
Sometimes he declared it must have been at the foot of a mulberry tree hard by; then beside a great white stone; then under a small green knoll, a short distance from the ledge of rocks, until at length Wolfert became as bewildered as himself.
12am on Sunday as he tried to break up a fight between two men, near the Mulberry Tree Hotel, in Grappenhall Road.
We already have a mulberry tree, but it grows like mad and each year I have to prune it back, so there's no fruit.
The lineup includes a peach tree, a papaya tree, banana trees, a mulberry tree, a moringa tree, an avocado tree and a fig tree, just to name a few.
This question is at the heart of "Diary of a Mulberry Tree," which opened at Masrah al-Madina over the weekend.
The oldest mulberry tree in the garden grew from a cutting taken from another tree planted there by the Bard himself when he lived at New Place.
The property is set in mature gardens which include lawns, a wisteria arch and weeping mulberry tree.
Silk is made where silkworms flourish and silkworms grow fat and happy in the temperate climates where the white-berried mulberry tree grows, from China in the east to Italy and southern France in the west.
In contrast to the other mulberry producing countries, in Turkey mulberry tree is used only for fruit production not for sericulture purposes.
Theses spirits are made of fruits, particularly plums, apples, and pears, and are aged in mulberry tree barrels which give them a golden colour and a taste much like whisky.