Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
noun pl. dogberries
- the berry or fruit of any of various plants, as the mountain ash and gooseberry
- any of these plants
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A wild gooseberry (Ribes cynosbati) of eastern North America, bearing large, prickly berries.
- A wild mountain ash (Pyrus decora) of eastern North America.
- The fruit of either of these plants.