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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Gooseberries (0.01552 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: gooseberry gooseberry n 1: spiny Eurasian shrub having greenish purple-tinged flowers and ovoid yellow-green or red-purple berries [syn: gooseberry bush , Ribes uva-crispa, Ribes grossularia] 2: currant-like berry used primarily in jams and jellies
English → English (gcide) Definition: Gooseberries Gooseberry \Goose"ber*ry\, n.; pl. Gooseberries, [Corrupted for groseberry or groiseberry, fr. OF. groisele, F. groseille, -- of German origin; cf. G. krausbeere, kr["a]uselbeere (fr. kraus crisp), D. kruisbes, kruisbezie (as if crossberry, fr. kruis cross; for kroesbes, kroesbezie, fr. kroes crisp), Sw. krusb["a]r (fr. krus, krusing, crisp). The first part of the word is perh. akin to E. curl. Cf. Grossular, a.] 1. (Bot.) Any thorny shrub of the genus Ribes; also, the edible berries of such shrub. There are several species, of which Ribes Grossularia is the one commonly cultivated. [1913 Webster] 2. A silly person; a goose cap. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] Barbadoes gooseberry, a climbing prickly shrub (Pereskia aculeata ) of the West Indies, which bears edible berries resembling gooseberries. Coromandel gooseberry. See Carambola. Gooseberry fool. See 1st Fool. Gooseberry worm (Zo["o]l.), the larva of a small moth (Dakruma convolutella). It destroys the gooseberry by eating the interior. [1913 Webster]

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