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straw·ber·ry

 (strô′bĕr′ē)
n.
1. Any of various low-growing plants of the genus Fragaria of the rose family, having white flowers and an aggregate fruit that consists of numerous one-seeded achenes embedded in a fleshy red receptacle.
2. The edible fruit of any of these plants, especially the cultivated species F. ×ananassa.
adj.
Containing or having the flavor of strawberries.

[Middle English, from Old English strēawberige : strēaw, straw; see straw + berige, berie, berry; see berry.]

strawberry

(ˈstrɔːbərɪ; -brɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Plants)
a. any of various low-growing rosaceous plants of the genus Fragaria, such as F. vesca (wild strawberry) and F. ananassa (garden strawberry), which have white flowers and red edible fruits and spread by runners
b. (as modifier): a strawberry patch.
2. (Cookery)
a. the fruit of any of these plants, consisting of a sweet fleshy receptacle bearing small seedlike parts (the true fruits)
b. (as modifier): strawberry ice cream.
3. (Plants) barren strawberry a related Eurasian plant, Potentilla sterilis, that does not produce edible fruit
4. (Colours)
a. a purplish-red colour
b. (as adjective): strawberry shoes.
5. (Physiology) another name for strawberry mark
[Old English streawberige; perhaps from the strawlike appearance of the runners]

straw•ber•ry

(ˈstrɔˌbɛr i, -bə ri)

n., pl. -ries.
1. the fruit of any stemless plant belonging to the genus Fragaria, of the rose family, consisting of an enlarged fleshy receptacle bearing achenes on its exterior.
2. the plant itself.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English strēawberige]

strawberry

- Got its name because the plant "strews" its runners along the ground; its seeds are actually individual fruits and it is termed an aggregate fruit.
See also related terms for strawberries.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.strawberry - sweet fleshy red fruitstrawberry - sweet fleshy red fruit    
berry - any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves
2.strawberry - any of various low perennial herbs with many runners and bearing white flowers followed by edible fruits having many small achenes scattered on the surface of an enlarged red pulpy berry
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Fragaria, genus Fragaria - strawberries
beach strawberry, Chilean strawberry, Fragaria chiloensis - wild strawberry of western United States and South America; source of many varieties of cultivated strawberries
Fragaria virginiana, scarlet strawberry, Virginia strawberry - North American wild strawberry with sweet scarlet fruit; a source of many cultivated strawberries
3.strawberry - a soft red birthmark
birthmark, nevus - a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth
Translations
توت أرْضيفَرَاوِلَة
ягода
jahoda
jordbær
frago
maasikas
mansikka
jagoda
földieperszamócaeper
arbeibuah arbei
jarîarber
イチゴ
딸기
fragum
braškėžemuogė
zemene
aardbeiaardbeiplant
jordbærjordbærplante
truskawkatruskawkowy
căpşună
jahoda
jagoda
jordgubbe
ผลสตรอเบอรี่
quả dâu tây

strawberry

[ˈstrɔːbərɪ]
A. N (= fruit, plant) → fresa f, frutilla f (LAm); (large, cultivated) → fresón m
B. CPD [jam, ice cream, tart] → de fresa
strawberry bed Nfresal m
strawberry blonde Nrubia f fresa
see also strawberry-blonde strawberry mark N (on skin) → mancha f de nacimiento

strawberry

[ˈstrɔːbəri]
n
(= berry) → fraise f
strawberries and cream → des fraises à la crème
(also strawberry plant) → fraisier m
modif [jam] → de fraise; [ice cream, yoghurt, milkshake] → à la fraise; [bed, patch] → de fraisiers
a strawberry ice cream → une glace à la fraise
strawberry jam → confiture f de fraisesstrawberry blonde
adj [hair] → blond vénitien inv
n (= woman) → blonde f vénitiennestrawberry mark n (on skin)tache f de vinstraw-coloured [ˈstrɔːkʌlərd] (British) straw-colored (US) adjpaille invstraw poll nsondage m
to conduct a straw poll → faire un sondage

strawberry

n (= plant, fruit)Erdbeere f

strawberry

in cpdsErdbeer-;
strawberry blonde
nRotblonde(r) mf; she’s a strawberrysie hat rotblondes Haar
adjrotblond
strawberry jam
strawberry mark
n(rotes) Muttermal

strawberry

[ˈstrɔːbrɪ]
1. nfragola
wild strawberry → fragolina di bosco
2. adj (jam, tart) → di fragole; (ice cream) → alla fragola

strawberry

(ˈstroːbəri) plural ˈstrawberries noun
a type of small juicy red fruit.

strawberry

فَرَاوِلَة jahoda jordbær Erdbeere φράουλα fresa mansikka fraise jagoda fragola イチゴ 딸기 aardbei jordbær truskawka morango клубника jordgubbe ผลสตรอเบอรี่ çilek quả dâu tây 草莓

strawberry

n. fresa;
___ markmarca en forma de ___.

strawberry

n (pl -ries) fresa
References in classic literature ?
He had a ship and a strawberry girl on one arm, and on the other a girl standing before a little house, with a fence and gate and all, waiting for her sweetheart.
He smiled with the most cordial politeness, and helped himself to a strawberry from the dish on his lap.
The Knight obeyed; and Prince John placed upon its point a coronet of green satin, having around its edge a circlet of gold, the upper edge of which was relieved by arrow-points and hearts placed interchangeably, like the strawberry leaves and balls upon a ducal crown.
On a silvery mushroom was spread the breakfast; little cakes of flower-dust lay on a broad green leaf, beside a crimson strawberry, which, with sugar from the violet, and cream from the yellow milkweed, made a fairy meal, and their drink was the dew from the flowers' bright leaves.
That is my little wild strawberry, Hunsden, whose sweetness made me careless of your hothouse grapes.
Bruno ran eagerly to the wall, and picked a fruit that was shaped something like a banana, but had the colour of a strawberry.
Chaplets too, resembling in their arrangement the strawberry coronal worn by an English peeress, and composed of intertwined leaves and blossoms, often crowned their temples; and bracelets and anklets of the same tasteful pattern were frequently to be seen.
The turbulence and rapidity of the current continually augmenting as they advanced, gave the voyagers intimation that they were approaching the great obstructions of the river, and at length they arrived at Strawberry Island, so called by Lewis and Clarke, which lies at the foot of the first rapid.
We take soup, then wait a few minutes for the fish; a few minutes more and the plates are changed, and the roast beef comes; another change and we take peas; change again and take lentils; change and take snail patties (I prefer grasshoppers); change and take roast chicken and salad; then strawberry pie and ice cream; then green figs, pears, oranges, green almonds, etc.
We had cold tongue and chicken and strawberry preserves, lemon pie and tarts and chocolate cake and raisin cookies and pound cake and fruit cake -- and a few other things, including more pie -- caramel pie, I think it was.
Here they found a spring of pure bubbling water, around which the grass was full of wild strawberry plants, their pretty red berries ripe and ready to eat.
Yes, I do, for he has got a raging headache, and his eyes are as red as as this emery bag," answered Rose, solemnly plunging her needle into a fat flannel strawberry.