mulberry


mulberry
noun Etymology: Middle English murberie, mulberie, from Anglo-French mure, moure mulberry (from Latin morum, from Greek moron) + Middle English berie berry Date: 14th century 1. any of a genus (Morus of the family Moraceae, the mulberry family) of trees with an edible usually purple multiple fruit that is an aggregate of juicy one-seeded drupes; also the fruit 2. a dark purple or purplish black

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  • Mulberry — (englisch für Maulbeere ) bezeichnet: Mulberry (Lederwarenhersteller), britische Lederwarenfirma, die vornehmlich Handtaschen fertigt Mulberry (Software), Open Source E Mail Programm Mulberry Hafen, Behelfshäfen der Alliierten im Zweiten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mulberry — Mulberry, AR U.S. city in Arkansas Population (2000): 1627 Housing Units (2000): 743 Land area (2000): 7.550665 sq. miles (19.556131 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.189273 sq. miles (0.490216 sq. km) Total area (2000): 7.739938 sq. miles (20.046347… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • MULBERRY — (Heb. תּוּת, tut). Two species of mulberry grow in Israel: the black, Morus nigra, and the white, Morus alba. The latter is a comparative newcomer to the region, the ancient sources referring only to the former. The mulberry seems to have… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mulberry — (n.) late 14c., developed from 13c. morberie, or cognate M.H.G. mul beri (alteration by dissimilation of O.H.G. mur beri, Mod.Ger. Maulbeere); both from L. morum mulberry, blackberry, + O.E. berie, O.H.G. beri berry. The Latin word probably is… …   Etymology dictionary

  • mulberry — [mul′ber΄ē, mul′bər ē] n. pl. mulberries [ME mulberie, dissimilated var. of murberie < OE morberie < L morum, mulberry, blackberry < IE base * moro , blackberry (> Gr moron, mulberry, blackberry) + OE berie,BERRY] 1. any of a genus… …   English World dictionary

  • Mulberry, AR — U.S. city in Arkansas Population (2000): 1627 Housing Units (2000): 743 Land area (2000): 7.550665 sq. miles (19.556131 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.189273 sq. miles (0.490216 sq. km) Total area (2000): 7.739938 sq. miles (20.046347 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Mulberry, FL — U.S. city in Florida Population (2000): 3230 Housing Units (2000): 1611 Land area (2000): 3.066601 sq. miles (7.942459 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.141444 sq. miles (0.366339 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.208045 sq. miles (8.308798 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Mulberry, IN — U.S. town in Indiana Population (2000): 1387 Housing Units (2000): 508 Land area (2000): 0.587651 sq. miles (1.522010 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.587651 sq. miles (1.522010 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Mulberry, KS — U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 577 Housing Units (2000): 287 Land area (2000): 0.507119 sq. miles (1.313431 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.507119 sq. miles (1.313431 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Mulberry, NC — U.S. Census Designated Place in North Carolina Population (2000): 2269 Housing Units (2000): 999 Land area (2000): 5.100646 sq. miles (13.210612 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.100646 sq. miles …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places


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