Broussonetia papyrifera
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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  • Broussonetia papyrifera — ID 11602 Symbol Key BRPA4 Common Name paper mulberry Family Moraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MO, MS, NC,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Broussonetia papyrifera — noun shrubby Asiatic tree having bark (tapa) that resembles cloth; grown as a shade tree in Europe and America; male flowers are pendulous catkins and female are urn shaped followed by small orange red aggregate berries • Syn: ↑paper mulberry •… …   Useful english dictionary

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