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rasp·ber·ry

 (răz′bĕr′ē)
n.
1. Any of various shrubby, usually prickly plants of the genus Rubus of the rose family that bear edible fruit, especially R. idaeus of eastern North America and Eurasia.
2. The aggregate fruit of any of these plants, consisting of many small, fleshy, usually red drupelets.
3. A moderate to dark or deep purplish red.
4. Slang A derisive or contemptuous sound made by vibrating the extended tongue and the lips while exhaling.

[Obsolete raspis, raspberries (perhaps from Middle English raspise, rospeys, a kind of rose-colored wine; akin to Old French (vin) raspé, wine made by fermenting marc and grape stalks mixed with water, from raspe, grape stalks, from rasper, to grate; see rasp) + berry. Sense 4, possibly short for raspberry tart, rhyming slang for fart.]

raspberry

(ˈrɑːzbərɪ; -brɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Plants) any of the prickly shrubs of the rosaceous genus Rubus, such as R. strigosus of E North America and R. idaeus of Europe, that have pinkish-white flowers and typically red berry-like fruits (drupelets). See also bramble
2. (Plants)
a. the fruit of any such plant
b. (as modifier): raspberry jelly.
3. (Plants) black raspberry
a. a related plant, Rubus occidentalis, of E North America, that has black berry-like fruits
b. the fruit of this plant
4. (Colours)
a. a dark purplish-red colour
b. (as adjective): a raspberry dress.
5. a spluttering noise made with the tongue and lips to express contempt (esp in the phrase blow a raspberry)
[C17: from earlier raspis raspberry, of unknown origin + berry: C19 in sense 5, from rhyming slang raspberry tart fart]

rasp•ber•ry

(ˈræzˌbɛr i, -bə ri, ˈrɑz-)

n., pl. -ries.
1. the fruit of any of several shrubs belonging to the genus Rubus, of the rose family, consisting of small and juicy red, black, or pale yellow drupelets.
2. any shrub bearing this fruit.
3. a dark reddish purple color.
4.
a. a loud, abrasive, vibrating or spluttering noise made with the lips and tongue to express contempt.
b. any sign or expression of displeasure or derision.
[1615–25; earlier rasp raspberry (appar. back formation from synonymous raspis, perhaps identical with raspis, late Middle English raspise, rospeys a kind of sweet wine, Medieval Latin raspecia, of uncertain orig.) + berry; (definition 4) by shortening of raspberry tart, rhyming slang for fart]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.raspberry - woody brambles bearing usually red but sometimes black or yellow fruits that separate from the receptacle when ripe and are rounder and smaller than blackberriesraspberry - woody brambles bearing usually red but sometimes black or yellow fruits that separate from the receptacle when ripe and are rounder and smaller than blackberries
bramble bush - any prickly shrub of the genus Rubus bearing edible aggregate fruits
red raspberry - any of several raspberries bearing red fruit
black raspberry, blackcap, blackcap raspberry, Rubus occidentalis, thimbleberry - raspberry native to eastern North America having black thimble-shaped fruit
Rubus spectabilis, salmonberry - large erect red-flowered raspberry of western North America having large pinkish-orange berries
Rubus parviflorus, salmon berry, salmonberry, thimbleberry - white-flowered raspberry of western North America and northern Mexico with thimble-shaped orange berries
bakeapple, baked-apple berry, cloudberry, dwarf mulberry, Rubus chamaemorus, salmonberry - creeping raspberry of north temperate regions with yellow or orange berries
flowering raspberry, purple-flowering raspberry, Rubus odoratus, thimbleberry - shrubby raspberry of eastern North America having showy rose to purplish flowers and red or orange thimble-shaped fruit
Rubus phoenicolasius, wineberry - raspberry of China and Japan having pale pink flowers grown for ornament and for the small red acid fruits
2.raspberry - red or black edible aggregate berries usually smaller than the related blackberries
berry - any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves
American raspberry, Rubus idaeus strigosus, Rubus strigosus - red raspberry of North America
black raspberry, blackcap, blackcap raspberry, Rubus occidentalis, thimbleberry - raspberry native to eastern North America having black thimble-shaped fruit
drupelet - a small part of an aggregate fruit that resembles a drupe
3.raspberry - a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contemptraspberry - a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell, call - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"

raspberry

noun
Slang. Any of various derisive sounds of disapproval:
Translations
تُوْتٌ شَوْكِيّتوت عُلّيق، توت شَوكي
малина
malina
hindbær
vaarikas
vadelma
malina
málna
hindber
ラズベリー
나무딸기
avietė
avene
bringebærbringebærbuskprompelyd
zmeură
malina
malina
hallon
ลูกราสเบอรี่
ahududuağaç çileği
малина
cây mâm xôi

raspberry

[ˈrɑːzbərɪ] N
1. (= fruit) → frambuesa f
2. to blow a raspberryhacer una pedorreta

raspberry

[ˈrɑːzbəri]
n (= berry) → framboise f
to blow a raspberry → faire un bruit de pet
modif [sauce, sorbet, vinegar] → à la framboise; [coulis] → de framboise; [leaf] → de framboisierraspberry bush nframboisier mraspberry jam nconfiture f de framboiseraspberry tart ntarte f aux framboises

raspberry

nHimbeere f; (= plant: also raspberry bush or cane) → Himbeerstrauch m; to blow a raspberry (at something) (inf)(über etw) verächtlich schnauben; to get a raspberry (from somebody) (inf)(von jdm) nur ein verächtliches Schnauben ernten; “new proposals get raspberry from electorate” (inf)Wähler erteilen neuen Vorschlägen eine Abfuhr
adjHimbeer-; (colour) → himbeerrot; raspberry jamHimbeermarmelade f

raspberry

[ˈrɑːzbrɪ]
1. n (fruit) → lampone m
to blow a raspberry (fam) → fare una pernacchia
2. adj (jam) → di lamponi; (ice cream, syrup) → di lampone

raspberry

(ˈraːzbəri) plural ˈraspberries noun
a type of edible red berry.

raspberry

تُوْتٌ شَوْكِيّ malina hindbær Himbeere σμέουρο frambuesa vadelma framboise malina lampone ラズベリー 나무딸기 framboos bringebær malina framboesa малина hallon ลูกราสเบอรี่ ahududu cây mâm xôi 覆盆子

raspberry

n. frambuesa;
___markmarca de nacimiento de color rosado.
References in classic literature ?
He made up his mind to eat less, but unfortunately it was not possible to carry out this brilliant idea when he wakened each morning with an amazing appetite and the table near his sofa was set with a breakfast of home-made bread and fresh butter, snow-white eggs, raspberry jam and clotted cream.
Yes, Vancouver's about as far as any vessel need want to go; and then I have caught seals off the coast of Labrador, and walked my way through the raspberry plains at the back of the White Mountains.
Tommy Brock put his foot in a jar of raspberry Jam.
Some I recognized as a kind of hypertrophied raspberry and orange, but for the most part they were strange.
We went down to tea at the rest-house, where Stanley stuffed himself with sardines and raspberry jam, and beer, and cold mutton and pickles, when Garm wasn't climbing over him; and then Vixen and I went on.
Ye may jist say, though (for it's God's thruth), that afore I left hould of the flipper of the spalpeen (which was not till afther her leddyship's futman had kicked us both down the stairs, I giv'd it such a nate little broth of a squaze as made it all up into raspberry jam.
Yes,' said his mother, 'our Heinel had a mark like a raspberry on his right arm.
Couldn't you--didn't you--now, if it had rained sugar-plums, or three-cornered raspberry tarts, or anything of that sort
Then he flew off about lemonade, and "such-like Sunday-school slops," as he termed them, ginger-beer, raspberry syrup, &c.
The air was fragrant with the wild, sweet, wholesome smell of young raspberry copses.
It will be like going from raspberry tarts to plain bread and butter; but you will probably save them from a bilious fever," said Dr.
Well do I remember that flaming Jew's "With the last breath all is done: joy, love, sorrow, macaroni, the theatre, lime-trees, raspberry drops, the power of human relations, gossip, the barking of dogs, champagne.