Mulberry mass
Mulberry Mul"ber*ry, n.; pl. {Mulberries}. [OE. moolbery, murberie, AS. murberie, where the first part is fr. L. morum mulberry; cf. Gr. ?, ?. Cf. {Murrey}, {Sycamore}.] 1. (Bot.) The berry or fruit of any tree of the genus {Morus}; also, the tree itself. See {Morus}. [1913 Webster]

2. A dark pure color, like the hue of a black mulberry. [1913 Webster]

{Mulberry mass}. (Biol.) See {Morula}.

{Paper mulberry}, a tree ({Broussonetia papyrifera}), related to the true mulberry, used in Polynesia for making tapa cloth by macerating and pounding the inner bark, and in China and Japan for the manufacture of paper. It is seen as a shade tree in America. [1913 Webster]


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