- producing or covered with berries
- like a berry, as in shape
- bearing eggs: said of lobsters, crayfish, etc.
- Having or bearing berries: berried branches; a berried plant.
- Resembling a berry or berries: “an off-dry, berried flavor” (New York Times).
- Bearing eggs. Used especially of egg-bearing crustaceans or fishes: a berried lobster.
- simple past tense and past participle of berry
(comparative more berried, superlative most berried)
- Furnished with berries.
- Consisting of a berry; baccate.
- a berried shrub
Variant of berry
- any small, juicy, fleshy fruit, as a strawberry or raspberry
- the dry seed or kernel of various plants, as a coffee bean or wheat grain
- an egg of a lobster, crayfish, etc.
- Bot. a fleshy fruit with a soft wall and thin skin, as the tomato, grape, or cranberry
Origin of berryMiddle English and amp; Old English berie, a berry, grape, akin to Old Norse ber, Gothic weina-basi, literally , wine berry