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berry A fleshy fruit formed from either one carpel or from several fused together and containing many seeds. The fruit wall may have two or three layers but the inner layer is never hard and stony (as in some drupes). Examples of berries are grapes and tomatoes. A berry, such as a cucumber, that develops a hard outer rind is called a pepo. One that is segmented and has a leathery rind, such as a citrus fruit, is called a hesperidium. The rind contains oil glands and is lined by the white mesocarp, commonly called pith.

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Berry (former province, France)

Berry (bĕrē´), former province, central France. Bourges, the capital, and Châteauroux are the chief towns. Cattle are raised on the Champagne Berrichonne, a semiarid plateau that covers most of the region. The valleys of the Indre and the Cher rivers are rich farming areas. A part of Roman Aquitaine, Berry was made a county in the 8th cent., and was purchased (1101) by the French crown. In 1360 it was made a duchy. It was held as an appanage by various royal princes until 1601, when it reverted to the crown.

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berry

ber·ry / ˈberē/ • n. (pl. -ries) a small roundish juicy fruit without a stone: juniper berries [as adj.] berry clusters. ∎  Bot. any fruit that has its seeds enclosed in a fleshy pulp, for example, a banana or tomato.

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Berry

Berry a former province and medieval duchy of France; Jean, duc de Berry (1340–1416), son of John II of France, was the patron who commissioned the illuminated book of hours known as the Très riches heures du duc de Berry.

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berry

berry A fleshy, indehiscent, many-seeded fruit containing no hard parts except the seeds. A banana is a berry; others include tomato, grape, date, and gooseberry.

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berry

berry Botanical term for fleshy juicy fruits with one or more seeds, not having a stone e.g. grape, gooseberry, tomato, blackcurrant, cranberry.

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berry

berry OE. beri(ġ)e = OS., OHG. beri, ON. ber :- Gmc. *bazja- (cf. Goth. -basi).

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berry (in botany)

berry: see fruit.

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