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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Honeyberry  \Hon"ey*ber`ry\,  n.;  pl  {-berries}. 
  The  fruit  of  either  of  two  trees  having  sweetish  berries:  a 
  An  Old  World  hackberry  ({Celtis  australis}).  b  In  the  West 
  Indies,  the  genip  ({Melicocca  bijuga}). 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Berry  \Ber"ry\,  n.;  pl  {Berries}.  [OE.  berie,  AS  berie, 
  berige  akin  to  D.  bes,  G.  beere,  OS  and  OHG.  beri,  Icel. 
  ber,  Sw  b["a]r,  Goth.  basi,  and  perh.  Skr.  bhas  to  eat.] 
  1.  Any  small  fleshy  fruit,  as  the  strawberry,  mulberry, 
  huckleberry,  etc 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  A  small  fruit  that  is  pulpy  or  succulent 
  throughout,  having  seeds  loosely  imbedded  in  the  pulp,  as 
  the  currant,  grape,  blueberry. 
 
  3.  The  coffee  bean. 
 
  4.  One  of  the  ova  or  eggs  of  a  fish.  --Travis. 
 
  {In  berry},  containing  ova  or  spawn. 




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