Hindberry Hind"ber*ry, n. [AS. hindberie; akin to OHG. hintberi, G. himbeere. So called because hinds or stags are fond of them. See 1st {Hind}, and {Berry}.] The raspberry. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • hindberry — hind·ber·ry …   English syllables

  • hindberry — ˈhīn(d) see berry noun Etymology: from (assumed) Middle English hindberie, from Old English (akin to Old High German hintberi raspberry), from hind + berie berry more at berry : european raspberry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Raspberry — This article is about the various species of raspberry in the plant genus Rubus. For the widely cultivated Eurasian red raspberry, see Rubus idaeus. For the North American black raspberry, see Rubus occidentalis. For other uses, see Raspberry… …   Wikipedia

  • Himbeere, die — Die Himbêêre, plur. die n, die Frucht des davon genannten Himbeerenstrauches, welcher in den steinigen Gegenden Europens wächset; Rubus Idaeus L. Im gemeinen Leben lautet dieses Wort bald Hindbeere, bald Himbeckbeere, Hombeere, Himpelbeere,… …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • raspberry — 1. noun /ˈrɑːzbri,ˈræzˌbɛri/ a) The plant Rubus idaeus. b) The juicy, dark red (when ripe) composite fruit of this plant. Syn: hindberry 2. adjective /ˈrɑːzbri,ˈræzˌbɛri/ a) Containing or having the flavor/flavour of raspberries. She wore a …   Wiktionary

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