Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Resembling a berry in texture or form; berrylike.
  • adjective Bearing berries.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany: Pulpy and berry-like: applied to fruits. See berry. Bearing berries; berried.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Pulpy throughout, like a berry; -- said of fruits.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective botany Pulpy throughout, like a berry; said of fruits. Asa Gray.
  • adjective Looking like a berry
  • adjective Producing berries

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective resembling a berry
  • adjective producing or bearing berries

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Latin bacca, berry.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin baccātus ("set or adorned with berries or pearls"), from bacca ("berry; pearl").

Examples

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  • berry nice

    February 1, 2007

  • Looks like one of those left-hand only words.

    October 11, 2008