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English noun: berry

1. berry (food) any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves


Broader (hypernym)edible fruit


Narrower (hyponym)acerola, barbados cherry, bilberry, blackberry, blueberry, boxberry, boysenberry, checkerberry, cowberry, cranberry, currant, dewberry, European blueberry, hackberry, huckleberry, juneberry, lingonberry, loganberry, lowbush cranberry, mountain cranberry, mulberry, persimmon, raspberry, saskatoon, serviceberry, shadberry, spiceberry, strawberry, sugarberry, surinam cherry, teaberry, West Indian cherry, whortleberry, wintergreen


Part meronymberry

2. berry (plant) a small fruit having any of various structures, e.g., simple (grape or blueberry) or aggregate (blackberry or raspberry)


Broader (hypernym)fruit


Narrower (hyponym)bacca, baneberry, cranberry, simple fruit


Part holonymberry

3. Berry (person) United States rock singer (born in 1931)


SynonymsCharles Edward Berry, Chuck Berry


Instance hypernymrock star


English verb: berry

1. berry (contact) pick or gather berries


SamplesWe went berrying in the summer.


ExamplesIn the summer they like to go out and berry


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)cull, pick, pluck


Narrower (hyponym)blackberry









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