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

  • adj. Having or bearing berries: berried branches; a berried plant.
  • adj. Resembling a berry or berries: "an off-dry, berried flavor” ( New York Times).
  • adj. Bearing eggs. Used especially of egg-bearing crustaceans or fishes: a berried lobster.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of berry.
  • adj. Furnished with berries.
  • adj. Consisting of a berry; baccate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Furnished with berries; consisting of a berry; baccate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Furnished with berries: as, “the berried holly,”
  • Of the form or nature of a berry; baccate.
  • Having eggs or spawn, as a female lobster or other crustacean.

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

  • adj. producing or bearing berries


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  • Phew. For a moment there I was worried it might be a Greek lobster with gifts.

    December 28, 2010

  • Said of a crustacean bearing eggs.

    December 28, 2010