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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Gooseberries(0.01258 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Gooseberries.
English → English (WordNet)
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)
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.
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
2. A silly person; a goose cap. --Goldsmith.
Barbadoes gooseberry, a climbing prickly shrub (Pereskia aculeata
) of the West Indies, which bears edible berries
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.