white mulberry


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white mulberry

n.
A mulberry (Morus alba) native to China and naturalized in North America, having edible whitish or purplish fruit. It is widely cultivated for its leaves, which are used as food for silkworms.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.white mulberry - Asiatic mulberry with white to pale red fruitwhite mulberry - Asiatic mulberry with white to pale red fruit; leaves used to feed silkworms
mulberry, mulberry tree - any of several trees of the genus Morus having edible fruit that resembles the blackberry
Translations
valkomulperi
mûrier blanc
gelso bianco
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