berry: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ber'ē), [key]
— n., pl. v., -ries, -ried, -ry•ing.
  1. any small, usually stoneless, juicy fruit, irrespective of botanical structure, as the huckleberry, strawberry, or hackberry.
  2. a simple fruit having a pulpy pericarp in which the seeds are embedded, as the grape, gooseberry, currant, or tomato.
  3. a dry seed or kernel, as of wheat.
  4. the hip of the rose.
  5. one of the eggs of a lobster, crayfish, etc.
  6. someone or something very attractive or unusual.
  1. to gather or pick berries: We went berrying this morning.
  2. to bear or produce berries.


Pronunciation: (ber'ē for 2 also Fr. be&sylprē'), [key]
— n.
  1. (“Chuck”), born 1926, U.S. rock-'n'-roll singer, musician, and composer.
  2. a former province in central France.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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