raspberry: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (raz'ber"ē, -bu-rē, räz'-), [key]
— pl. -ries.
  1. the fruit of any of several shrubs belonging to the genus Rubus, of the rose family, consisting of small and juicy red, black, or pale yellow drupelets forming a detachable cap about a convex receptacle.
  2. any shrub bearing this fruit.
  3. a dark reddish-purple color.
    1. SeeBronx cheer.
    2. any sign or expression of dislike or derision.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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