Definition of 'berry'
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Serve with some mixed berries and honey. The Sun (2016)The plant needs a cold winter to produce white berries the following year. The Sun (2016)The female form of mistletoe produces berries when it matures and is less vigorous. The Sun (2017)Is it that exciting to see a woman watching a thrush eat a berry? Times, Sunday Times (2017)The male form does not produce any berries and is much more vigorous with stronger growth, making it more likely to weaken its host plant over time. The Sun (2017)Some of the small summer visitors are wandering about the countryside looking for berries to feed on. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You get lots of berry fruits and nice smooth finish. The Sun (2006)Birds will take over and eat the berries. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It means a male is also needed to produce the berries. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Serve garnished with a few mixed berries and a sprig of mint. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You could also use fresh mixed berries instead of the candied fruit. The Sun (2014)The show berries are grown purely for weight. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Wild berry fruit bar in yogurt coating boasting it is made from real fruit. The Sun (2013)Remove the tins and top with the mixed fresh berries to serve. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Serve with the sorbet and a few extra fresh berries. Times, Sunday Times (2014)On that branch the berries grow best. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Stick to berries and citrus fruit as opposed to sweeter varieties. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Small, violet berries are produced in autumn and winter. The Sun (2012)Birds supposedly eat red berries first, so these should last longer into the winter. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In autumn, it has small red berries and vivid foliage in reds and oranges. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The inner flowers are fertile, and produce scarlet berries in the autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Only female trees bear berries. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Black rice echoes the look of the berries while contributing a nutty back taste, not forgetting roast tomato halves to add a caramel sweetness. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It sounds great but it is pretty repetitive having to search for berries, look after your useless girlfriend and keep returning to your cave for rests. The Sun (2009)The great thing about weeping holly is that it is a female plant and will bear berries generously, so long as there is a male near by. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'berry'
British English: berry /ˈbɛrɪ/ NOUN
Berries are small round fruit that grow on a bush or a tree.
- American English: berry
- Arabic: تُوْت
- Brazilian Portuguese: baga
- Chinese: 浆果
- Croatian: bobica
- Czech: bobule
- Danish: bær
- Dutch: bes vrucht
- European Spanish: baya
- Finnish: marja
- French: baie fruit
- German: Beere
- Greek: μούρο
- Italian: bacca
- Japanese: ベリー
- Korean: 베리
- Norwegian: bær
- Polish: jagoda
- European Portuguese: baga
- Romanian: fruct de pădure
- Russian: ягода
- Spanish: baya
- Swedish: bär frukt
- Thai: ลูกเบอร์รี่เป็นลูกไม้ส่วนใหญ่กินได้และมีลักษณะกลม
- Turkish: çalı meyvesi
- Ukrainian: ягода
- Vietnamese: quả mọng
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