Definition of Raspberry

1. 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.




2. Noun. Red or black edible aggregate berries usually smaller than the related blackberries.

3. Noun. A cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt.
Exact synonyms: Bird, Boo, Bronx Cheer, Hiss, Hoot, Razz, Razzing, Snort
Generic synonyms: Call, Cry, Outcry, Shout, Vociferation, Yell
Derivative terms: Boo, Hiss, Hiss, Hiss, Hoot, Razz, Snort

Definition of Raspberry

1. n. The thimble-shaped fruit of the Rubus Idæus and other similar brambles; as, the black, the red, and the white raspberry.

Definition of Raspberry

1. Noun. The plant ''Rubus idaeus''. ¹

2. Noun. The juicy, dark red (when ripe) composite fruit of this plant. ¹

3. Noun. A dark pinkish red, the colour of a ripe raspberry. ¹

4. Adjective. Containing or having the flavor/flavour of raspberries. ¹

5. Adjective. Of a dark pinkish red. ¹

6. Noun. (pejorative colloquial) A noise intended to imitate the passing of flatulence, made by blowing air out of the mouth while the tongue is protruding from and pressed against the lips, or by blowing air through the lips while they are pressed firmly together or against skin, used humorously or to express derision. ¹

7. Verb. (colloquial) Making the noise intended to imitate the passing of flatulence ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Raspberry

1. [n -RIES]

Medical Definition of Raspberry

1. 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. Technically, raspberries are those brambles in which the fruit separates readily from the core or receptacle, in this differing from the blackberries, in which the fruit is firmly attached to the receptacle. Origin: From E. Rasp, in allusion to the apparent roughness of the fruit. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Raspberry

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rasour
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rasp fern
raspatoria
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raspatorium
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raspberried
raspberries
raspberry (current term)
raspberry bush
raspberry ripple
raspberry ripples
raspberry tongue
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raspiest

Literary usage of Raspberry

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1. Sketch of the Evolution of Our Native Fruits by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1898)
"This raspberry has been cultivated from the fourth century of our era, and perhaps even ... It was soon found, however, that this European type of raspberry ..."

2. Insect Pests of Farm, Garden and Orchard by Dwight Sanderson (1921)
"CHAPTER XXI INSECTS INJURIOUS TO raspberry AND BLACKBERRY * The raspberry Root-borer f ... The raspberry brown margin and a narrow band across root-borer ..."

3. Insect Pests of Farm, Garden and Orchard by Ezra Dwight Sanderson (1921)
"CHAPTER XXI INSECTS INJURIOUS TO raspberry AND ... The raspberry brown margin and a narrow band across the fore-wings about one-third from the tip. ..."

4. The Boston Cooking-school Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1896)
"2 cups raspberry juice. 1% cups sugar. 2 tablespoons lemon juke. ... Prepare and freeze same as raspberry Ice. Currant Ice. 4 cups water. 1^ cups sugar. ..."

5. Biennial Report by Kansas State Horticultural Society (1904)
"As I do not profess to be an authority on the subject of raspberry and blackberry culture, I will give the methods of the most successful growers in our ..."

6. Fungous Diseases of Plants: With Chapters on Physiology, Culture Methods and by Benjamin Minge Duggar (1909)
"Anthracnose of raspberry and Blackberry. Ohio Agl. Exp. Sta. ... SCRIBNER, FL Anthracnose of the raspberry and Blackberry ..."

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