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strawberry

strawberry


straw·ber·ry  (str?br)
n.
1. Any of various low-growing plants of the genus Fragaria, having white flowers and an aggregate fruit that consists of a red fleshy edible receptacle and numerous seedlike fruitlets.
2. The aggregate fruit of this plant.
adj.
Containing or having the flavor of strawberries.

[Middle English, from Old English strawberige : straw, straw; see straw + berige, berie, berry; see berry.]


strawberry  /strbri/  n. -ries a small, red, sweet fruit with tiny seeds, high in vitamin C strawberry

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