from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The plant Rubus phoenicolasius, also called Japanese wineberry.
  • n. Its edible fruit, resembling a raspberry.
  • n. The tree Aristotelia serrata, endemic to New Zealand, with broad rose-coloured leaves.
  • n. Its edible fruit, a small black berry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The red currant.
  • n. The bilberry.
  • n. A peculiar New Zealand shrub (Coriaria ruscifolia), in which the petals ripen and afford an abundant purple juice from which a kind of wine is made. The plant also grows in Chili.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Australia, a small tree of the saxifrage family, Polyosma Cunninghamii, bearing small, ovoid, one-seeded fruits.
  • n. The grape.
  • n. The red or black currant, or the gooseberry.
  • n. A Japanese species of raspberry recently introduced into the United States.
  • n. The whortleberry. See winberry.
  • n. Same as toot-plant.

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

  • n. raspberry of China and Japan having pale pink flowers grown for ornament and for the small red acid fruits
  • n. graceful deciduous shrub or small tree having attractive foliage and small red berries that turn black at maturity and are used for making wine


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  • former word used for grape

    December 9, 2009