(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A small pulpy fruit]
Syn. drupe, hip, drupelet, haw, pome.
Common berries include: raspberry, blackberry, blueberry, loganberry, boysenberry, cranberry, huckleberry, whortleberry, bilberry, gooseberry, currant, strawberry, checkerberry, dewberry, hagberry, dogberry, bayberry, serviceberry, mulberry.
2. [A dry fruit]
Syn. seed, grain, kernel; see bean 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
fruit, crop.
amber, apricot-flavored: cloudberry
aphrodisiac, alleged: myrtle
blueberry-like: bilberry, Juneberry
bears, scarlet berries eaten by: bearberries
blackish: huckleberry (whortleberry), blackberry, black raspberry
blackish or dark red: boysenberry
blue: blueberry
bog: cranberries
candles, gray, aromatic berries used for: bayberry
large pink, red, white or yellow: gooseberry
minty breath freshener: wintergreen
orange, red or black: barberry
poisonous: pokeweed berry
purplish-black: elderberry
purplish, red, black or white: mulberry
raspberry-like: boysenberry, blackberry, mulberry
red: boysenberry
red and sweet: strawberry
red, tart: cranberry, currant
tart, black: currant

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