Definitions for raspberryˈræzˌbɛr i, -bə ri, ˈrɑz-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
rasp•ber•ryˈræzˌbɛr i, -bə ri, ˈrɑz-(n.)(pl.)-ries.
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.
any shrub bearing this fruit.
a dark reddish purple color.
a loud, abrasive, vibrating or spluttering noise made with the lips and tongue to express contempt. any sign or expression of displeasure or derision.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal
Origin of raspberry:
1615–25; earlier rasp raspberry (appar. back formation from synonymous raspis, perh. identical with raspis, late ME raspise, rospeys a kind of sweet wine, ML raspecia, of uncert. orig.) +berry ; (def. 4 ) by shortening of raspberry tart, rhyming slang for fart
raspberry, raspberry bush(noun)
woody brambles bearing usually red but sometimes black or yellow fruits that separate from the receptacle when ripe and are rounder and smaller than blackberries
red or black edible aggregate berries usually smaller than the related blackberries
boo, hoot, Bronx cheer, hiss, raspberry, razzing, razz, snort, bird(noun)
a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
raspberry(noun)ˈræzˌbɛr i, -bə ri, ˈrɑz-
a small red fruit from a bush
the thimble-shaped fruit of the Rubus Idaeus and other similar brambles; as, the black, the red, and the white raspberry
the shrub bearing this fruit
The raspberry is the edible fruit of a multitude of plant species in the genus Rubus of the rose family, most of which are in the subgenus Idaeobatus; the name also applies to these plants themselves. Raspberries are perennial with woody stems.
Translations for raspberry
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a type of edible red berry.
- توت عُلّيق، توت شَوكيArabic
- framboesaPortuguese (BR)
- die HimbeereGerman
- تمشک سیاهFarsi
- nama buah-buahanIndonesian
- تمشک سیاهPersian
- دتوت دكورنۍ يوډول بوټى چه دتوت په شان ميوه لرى، ددى بوټى ميوهPashto
- ราสเบอร์รี่ (ผลไม้ลูกเล็ก ๆ สีแดงหรือดำรสหวาน)Thai
- 覆盆子Chinese (Trad.)
- رس بھریUrdu
- quả mâm xôiVietnamese
- 山莓，覆盆子Chinese (Simp.)
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