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mul·ber·ry

 (mŭl′bĕr′ē, -bə-rē)
n.
1.
a. Any of several deciduous trees of the genus Morus, having unisexual flowers in drooping catkins and edible usually purple fruit.
b. The sweet fruit of any of these trees.
2. A grayish to dark purple. Also called murrey.

[Middle English mulberrie, from Old English mōrberie and Middle Low German mūlberi, mūrberi : both from Latin mōrum + Old English berie, berry or Old High German beri, berry; see bhā- in Indo-European roots.]

mul′ber′ry adj.
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mulberry

(ˈmʌlbərɪ; -brɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Plants) any moraceous tree of the temperate genus Morus, having edible blackberry-like fruit, such as M. alba (white mulberry), the leaves of which are used to feed silkworms
2. (Cookery) the fruit of any of these trees
3. (Plants) any of several similar or related trees, such as the paper mulberry and Indian mulberry
4. (Colours)
a. a dark purple colour
b. (as adjective): a mulberry dress.
[C14: from Latin mōrum, from Greek moron; related to Old English mōrberie; compare Dutch moerbezie, Old High German mūrberi]
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mul•ber•ry

(ˈmʌlˌbɛr i, -bə ri)

n., pl. -ries.
1. the edible, berrylike collective fruit of any tree of the genus Morus.
2. a tree of this genus, as the red mulberry.
[1225–75; Middle English mulberie, dissimilated variant of murberie, Old English mōrberie=mōr- (< Latin mōrum mulberry) + berie berry]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mulberry - any of several trees of the genus Morus having edible fruit that resembles the blackberrymulberry - 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
2.mulberry - sweet usually dark purple blackberry-like fruit of any of several mulberry trees of the genus Morus
berry - any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves
mulberry, mulberry tree - any of several trees of the genus Morus having edible fruit that resembles the blackberry
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Translations
ثَمَر التّوتشَجَرَة التّوت
morušemorušovník
morbærmorbærtræ
توت
dudmurva
eperfafaeper
mórbermórberjatré
mora
šilkmedisšilkmedžio vaisius
zīdkoka ogaszīdkoks
morwa
morušovník
murva
dutdut ağacı

mulberry

[ˈmʌlbərɪ] N (= fruit) → mora f; (= tree) → morera f, moral m
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mulberry

[ˈmʌlbəri] n
(= fruit) → mûre f
(= tree) → mûrier m
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mulberry

n (= fruit)Maulbeere f; (= tree)Maulbeerbaum m; (= colour)Aubergine nt, → dunkles Violett
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mulberry

[ˈmʌlbrɪ] n (fruit) → mora (di gelso); (tree) → gelso, moro
black mulberry → gelso nero
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

mulberry

(ˈmalbəri) plural ˈmulberries noun
1. a type of tree on whose leaves silkworms feed.
2. its (usually purple) fruit.
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