gooseberry: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (gs'ber"ē, -bu-rē, gz'-), [key]
— pl. -ries.
- the edible, acid, globular, sometimes spiny fruit of certain prickly shrubs belonging to the genus Ribes, of the saxifrage family, esp. R. uva-crispa (or R. grossularia).
- a shrub bearing this fruit.
- gooseberry (Thesaurus)