mulberry: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mul'ber"ē, -bu-rē), [key]
— pl. -ries.
  1. the edible, berrylike collective fruit of any tree of the genus Morus.
  2. a tree of this genus, as M. rubraorbearing dark-purple fruit, M. nigrabearing dark-colored fruit, or M. albabearing nearly white fruit and having leaves used as food for silkworms. Cf.
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